President Obama’s West Point speech explained in 13 tweets


President Obama arrives at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., to deliver the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class Wednesday. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Sometimes, the best political analysis — and story-telling — takes place in a series of tweets.

Below is a timeline of tweets from The Washington Post's chief White House correspondent, Scott Wilson, during President Obama's much-hyped speech at the commencement ceremony at West Point on Wednesday.

(Scott has also served as a foreign news editor and covered Latin America and Middle East as a foreign correspondent. He has received an Overseas Press Club citation and an Interamerican Press Association award for this work. Scott also received the 2011 Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency, as well as the 2012 Aldo Beckman Award from the White House Correspondents Association.)

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Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.

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