Posts tagged barack obama
If you were the most powerful person in the world, wouldn’t you use that power to the head of what is arguably America’s most famous barbecue destination, skip the notoriously long line, and grab some brisket? You so would, and that’s just what Barack Obama did earlier today while he was in Austin, surprising locals with a trip to Franklin Barbecue.
Obama Cut the Line at America’s Most Famous Barbecue Joint (via Grub Street)
Watch: President Obama on ‘Between Two Ferns’ | FunnyorDie
Not the funniest Between Two Ferns episode but still a pretty important political/pop culture moment for the presidency. It will be interesting to see if it does anything to help sway the uninsured young folks who still haven’t signed up for health care.
The Most Surprising Photos of 2013: A fly lands between the eyes of U.S. President Barack Obama while he speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington (Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters via LightBox)
Time’s Best Photojournalism of 2013: U.S. President Barack Obama places his hand on two bibles as held by first lady Michelle Obama as his recites the oath of office during swearing-in ceremonies on the West front of the U.S Capitol in Washington. The first is the Bible used by former President Abraham Lincoln, when he took the oath of office in 1861. The second Bible is the so-called “traveling Bible,” used by slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. (Photo by Brooks Kraft/Time via LightBox)