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Actually it was just a monstrously large TV screen. Some are speculating that it resembled a drive-in theater movie screen.
Before recapping what the president said this evening, FOX anchor Brett Baier showed a photo of the gigantic TV screen the president used to kick off the press conference. (video below).
And during the president's prime time address, jokes about the teleprompter flourished on Twitter.
"HA! It took a couple days for Obama to respond 'cause they had to get all his lines on the teleprompter! LMAO!!" he writes.