Hey kid, where can I get a haircut like that?

November 6, 2009

We have some photos of President Barack Obama speaking at a middle school, where a member of the audience has the word OBAMA shaved in his hair.

Presidential haircuts are a time-honored tradition in this country, and today’s students don’t know how lucky they are to deal with a five-letter name.

Why, in my day, I didn’t think my hair would ever grow back from my John Fitzgerald Kennedy cut, which I unfortunately got a week before the assassination.

And don’t even get my grampa started on his President Franklin Delano Roosevelt haircut. Suffice it to say the last three letters actually had to be carved into his cheek, and never went away.

And speakin’ of the old days, did I ever tell you kids about the time….

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A student with an “Obama” haircut at Wright Middle School in Madison, Wisconsin, listens to U.S. President Barack Obama speak as he visits the area, November 4, 2009.   REUTERS/ Larry Downing

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Just dont get me started…..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Oh, go ahead, Shra. Get started…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Shra, you are showing incredible amounts of self-restraint lately; I think you should just let go and let it all come out!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

I remember when Bush was President….

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

What a great advertising idea! Pay people to walk around town with product brands carved into their scalp.

Brilliant!

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive

M, dont really wanna flood this space…
and moreover, the names of the presidents of the country I come from, could scar that boy’s face twice over….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I was just thinking… (I know, it usually takes me this long to think of something; probably related to the meds…) Are we sure this is token of appreciation from the kid? I mean, this looks like a good idea to make sure your kid doesn’t get lost, like when you put your name on property

Posted by M | Report as abusive

Yeah…. That is not a bad idea… esp for people who go wandering away from their homes in Mt.Isa…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

It says Go Bama. He’s a Crimson Tide fan.

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

Remind me to link you guys to a picture of me in a shirt I bought in Kogelo, Kenya on Obama’s inauguration day. You think hair cuts are bad – you should see this fashion!

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

You want to see Presidential Haute Couture? Check out the link. V. Obama!

Where are the pics, LMR?
Note: You have been reminded.

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

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