Vote how you will, and gripe and groan as much as you’d like about our economy or whatever other failings of his you’re partial to, but I personally think our president is pretty goddamn cool. Yeah, I gave TIME Magazine some shit yesterday for naming good ‘ol Barack Obama as their ‘Person of the Year‘…again, but that’s because they’re unimaginative, not because he’s anything but awesome. He’s certainly cooler than me — he’s friendly enough with Jay-Z and Beyonce that he gave them parenting advice for Blue Ivy. That’s pretty effing badass, am I right?
He just seems so cool in ways that politicians usually aren’t. He dances and he’s visibly in love with his wife and he interacts with kids and he shows emotion. What’s not to love? So I’ve collected some little presidential trinkets that I’m particularly fond of, and compiled them here today for your viewing pleasure. Some of them are photos of Barryboy and some of them are projects that he had absolutely no hand in creating, but I don’t care! I still love him with the fire of a thousand suns, so enjoy this walk through my brain and the things I enjoy.
1. He’s been with Michelle since way back when pictures were still in black and white. Can’t be mad at that. (via Tumblr)2. And yet even surrounded by Secret Service agents, he still finds times to have a (semi) private moment with her where he gives her his jacket to wear. (via TIME)3. Eeeee! Why do I love this so much? I don’t know, but it’s my favorite. Also just the fact he’s gone on shows like Ellen is wonderful. (via Tumblr)4. Baritt Obamney. Tell me that’s not amazing. (via Tumblr)5. He’s letting that little kid touch his head. I don’t know why and I don’t need to.
10. Pranks are my favorite. (via Tumblr)11. But instead I’ll just let Bar-once Knowles tell me that I’m a strong, empowered woman and if someone likes it, they had better but a ring on it. (via Tumblr)12. And finally this. THIS. I just…yeah, this.There are no words that are better than this picture. (via Tumblr)