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The world’s cheesiest cineplex?
Blog Guy, you know the neatest thing about being President? I heard they have their own movie theater at the White House. How cool is that?
It sounds a lot better than it really is. As you can see, it’s a tiny projector and only one person can watch at a time. Here, President Obama shifts impatiently as he and Michelle take turns watching “Zombieland” this week.
Wow. Did he like the movie?
Did he! That’s why he uses the phrase “Nut up or shut-up!” constantly now. His first words when the Nobel Peace Prize folks called him.
Hold your horses, Blog Guy! I’ve seen photos of people in comfy movie theater chairs at the White House!
Yes, that’s the 3-D room, but there’s no actual projector. The Obamas are just watching staffers stick still photos from Toy Story 2 3-D in their faces.
Gosh, that’s very disappointing.
Yep. And don’t even get me started on how you can’t have popcorn there because the Secret Service doesn’t like the popping sound…
Above: The Obamas look through a telescope during an event to see the stars with local students and astronomers from across the country on the South Lawn at the White House, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young
Below: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wear 3-D glasses while watching the NFL’s Super Bowl XLIII game at a Super Bowl Party in the family theater of the White House, in this handout photo taken February 1, 2009 and later released by the White House. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/ Handout