What’s that THING on his head?

February 3, 2009

Blog Guy, I saw a very strange wide shot of President Barack Obama yesterday. It looked like he has a pompadour haircut. Does his hair grow that fast?

I saw that one, too. Remember, it was Groundhog Day. I believe Obama had Punxsutawney Phil perched on his head. Yes, that’s what it looks like.

Now wait! The president would NOT have a groundhog on his head!

You’re right. It’s a wig he wears so he won’t get recognized.

So he won’t get recognized in the fricking Oval Office? That’s nonsense!

Yeah, actually he was doing his spoof of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich for the press. It’s very funny.

He was not. Don’t you ever get tired of being wrong?

No, you’d be surprised. You sort of get used to it.

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Governor Rod Blagojevich during a news conference in Chicago, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

President Barack Obama speaks to the press in the Oval Office of the White House, February 2, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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To paraphrase Samuel L. Jackson’s character from Pulp Fiction:

Look at the big brain on Barack.

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

Don’t you think it’s a little insensitive to show a picture of a blind guy playing ‘catch the koosh’…. with limited success… ?


Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

seriously, what the heck is that thing on his head/on the wall/behind him…

Posted by jj | Report as abusive

A bust I’d guess, but probably a bust of some guy.

Posted by Rachel | Report as abusive


I’m thinking it’s some kind of bust -probably of another president. Presidents, have been known to get busted from time to time…

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Hello…it’s something sitting on the stand that is behind the chair he is sitting on…lol. Not a fashion statement!

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive

a beautiful call bandage

Posted by steven | Report as abusive