Obama ends Vietnam trip with ceremonial…

HO CHI MINH CITY (FORMERLY SAIGON), VIETNAM (FORMERLY SOUTH) – U.S. President Barack Obama ended his tour in Vietnam Wednesday morning on a literal high note, as he conducted the traditional American custom of fleeing the country via helicopter. The President and First Lady were photographed by reporters boarding Marine One from the rooftop of their hotel while Secret Service agents and U.S. Marines desperately battled to hold back throngs of Vietnamese onlookers and well-wishers trying to scramble on board.

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