Skip to comments.How four years in the White House have aged Obama
Posted on 01/18/2013 9:10:29 AM PST by MinorityRepublican
Heavy and grey is the head that wears the crown - a lesson that President Obama and many of his predecessors have learned the hard way.
When Mr Obama takes the oath of office next Monday marking the beginning of his second term, it will not be the same smooth-cheeked, black-haired man who first joined the exclusive club of leaders of the free world in 2008.
Comparing pictures of the 51-year-old commander-in-chief from four years to those taken more recently reveals a startling yet obvious truth: standing at the helm of the U.S. government takes a heavy physical toll.
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He has been applying a lot of the heavy orange greasepaint lately. People claim he is black, but I think that schmuck is orange.
Photos are missing the fly.
While the subject of the painting is still handsome and youthful-looking in person, the portrait in the attic bears a face that is aging right on the canvas, gradually displaying all the sins he has committed, showing his evil nature and reflecting his inner ugliness.
When the portrait of Barack Obama is finally revealed to all, the horror of viewing it will be unspeakable.....but the ending will not be found here as a spoiler.
See your local TMC movie guide for listings of "The Picture of Barack Obama".
Me too, my friend. Me too. I have always been an optimistic, glass half full, happy person. The last four years had their impact...but losing in November has all but drained me. Looking to get some long overdue R&R, then come back swinging.
My thought exactly!
Two items which will cause most damage to your skin, make it leathery and full of wrinkles are...sun’s ultraviolet rays and booze. I was in Arizona a month ago and noticed the awful skin conditions of pale skinned older folks since they do not have the natural protection from Melanin in skin.
We all know king Obama has played more golf than all presidents before him, and has hosted more parties in the White House than others. So I am not surprised how he looks now after 4 years. Playing on all those private golf courses is very addictive. Ask me, I was member for 12 years. Now I play public courses since we moved, and it is never the same.
Using the presidential portrait as tbe “before” picture introduces a Photoshop bias. I bet no president looked as good as his presidential portrait, even when he was inaugurated.
Don’t forget he’s a smoker and smoking takes a heavy toll on one’s appearance over time.
He didn’t have a gray hair on his head the day after this past election. His barber must have forgotten the gray touch-up that day.
I know the last four years of his regime have
worn me down. Do not look with much joy to the
future. Of course we don’t know how much of his
appearance is just for effect, it wouldn’t be
I intend to live out his term and see him on
the scrap heap of history.
The cigarettes don’t help.
Too soon old,
too late smart.
Have the pictures in the article been touched up? The first time we really saw this man was when he was the keynote speaker in the 2004 convention, and the one thing that stood out to me — were those purple lips. He had them for a while after he became prez, but then the make-up started.
The purple is mostly gone now — because it is covered up? The purple seems muted in the half/half picture.
Not lifting a finger in Bengazi is not that much of a workout. Swinging a club is way more important.
What, he’s so old now that he forgets to dye his hair often enough?
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