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NEW YORK — Fans of President Barack Obama have shrugged it off as no big deal, but critics called the president’s exit off Marine One Tuesday a disrespectful act.

In an Instagram video, posted on the official White House account, the president offered a salute to awaiting Marines with a cup of coffee in his hand.

The move, dubbed the #LatteSalute on social media, was the subject of hot debate on Twitter.