Before and After, seriously… why do we care

Posted: January 22, 2011 by wordoflegs in Uncategorized

In this American society there is one thing that seems as annual as the Nathan’s Eating Hotdog Contest, football on Thanksgiving, and the rise of a star who shouldn’t (here’s to you Snookie). It is the comparing of the American president before and after he took office. I never understood why America cared about what a president looked like before and after his term. Is it to show us that the President of the United States is a tough job? If that is the reason, I didn’t need a picture to prove it.

  1. It’s interesting – I was looking at a picture of Obama on some article the other day and I thought that he had aged so drastically in such a short period of time. I can’t imagine though how much stress is involved in his life…

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