There's Been a Secret White House Cat for Years

Today's a Friday before a holiday weekend, which means that many journalists and other such people who write things for the entertainment/information of a indoors-bound readership (hi) are doing what's known as "phoning it in." But buried in a mundane-ish Wall Street Journal story about a fox living on the grounds of the … » 4/18/14 2:40pm Friday 2:40pm

White House Considered Replacing Joe Biden With Hillary Clinton

No, this isn't a Leslie Knope stress dream: according to a new book about the 2012 Presidential election, some top White House aides thought it would be a good idea to replace Vice President Joe Biden with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a way to bolster Obama's floundering approval ratings. Imagine what… » 11/01/13 10:25am 11/01/13 10:25am

No, President Obama Isn’t Designing ‘Girly’ Marine Hats

If you read the New York Post headline yesterday “Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats,” and were a little skeptical that the commander-in-chief of the world’s most powerful military force was sitting at his desk in front of a series of hat sketches for new Marine uniforms saying, “This is too butch. I SAID GIRLY,… » 10/24/13 9:10pm 10/24/13 9:10pm

Noted Hero Barack Obama Just Caught a Fainting Pregnant Lady

Earlier this afternoon, President Obama gave a speech on the egregious errors people are encountering as they attempt to enroll in healthcare coverage via Healthcare.gov from the Rose Garden at the White House . His statement was interrupted, however, when the pregnant woman standing behind him began to sway and… » 10/21/13 3:55pm 10/21/13 3:55pm

So What if Obama Quit Smoking Because He's 'Scared' of His Wife?

Fire up the gaffe signal; the President said something unscripted! Yesterday, during an "hot mic" moment at the UN General Assembly, our Commander-In-Chief Barack Hussein Bengazi Obamacare Bailout Obama confessed to an official that he hasn't had a cigarette in six years because he's "scared" of his wife. Either First Lady … » 9/24/13 12:00pm 9/24/13 12:00pm

So POTUS and George Costanza Step Onto a Golf Course...

In what must, must, MUST someday be turned into a future Curb Your Enthusiasm episode, Barack Obama, President of These United States, played golf on Martha's Vineyard with Larry David. It was no doubt an awkward experience, perhaps made more awkward by Real-Life George Costanza's gentle suggestion that he'd always… » 8/18/13 11:30am 8/18/13 11:30am

First Couple Accidentally Creates Their Own Hallmark Card

U.S. President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama depart the White House en route Joint Base Andrews August 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Obamas are on a trip to Orlando, Florida where they will address injured veterans at the Disabled American Veterans National Convention. In the afternoon, they will… » 8/10/13 6:00pm 8/10/13 6:00pm

President Obama: ‘Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me’

In a press conference earlier this afternoon, President Barack Obama spoke on the recent acquittal of George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin and what it means for the future of the country. In the past, Obama has commented that Martin, the seventeen-year-old African American kid in a hoodie who was pursued — and ultimately… » 7/19/13 4:00pm 7/19/13 4:00pm

NYDN Site Runs Paparazzi Pic of Sasha Obama's Butt in Jean Shorts

Twelve-year-old Sasha Obama went shopping in New York City yesterday, and today, the New York Daily News published a small photo-driven item titled "Sasha Obama Steps Out in Soho." The daughter of Barack Obama was wearing the teeny tiny shorts of the sort Chloë Sevigny calls "denim underwear," and the paper's website ran a… » 6/25/13 3:15pm 6/25/13 3:15pm

It's Not Just Children Who Need Universal Preschool

Everyone's talking about the most surprising and potentially groundbreaking proposal Obama made during last night's State of the Union: universal access to preschool. Obama said he planned to work with states to make "high-quality preschool available to every child in America" because "the sooner a child begins learning,… » 2/13/13 1:40pm 2/13/13 1:40pm

What Did John Boehner Say to Provoke Michelle Obama's Epic Eye Roll?…

By now, most of the world has had the pleasure of seeing what will surely go down down as the most epic eye roll in world history. But what did John Boehner say to cause Michelle Obama to throw such record-breaking shade during the post-inauguration luncheon? » 1/22/13 1:40pm 1/22/13 1:40pm

President/Valedictorian Obama Gets Sweetly Nostalgic Following the…

C-SPAN caught a tender moment following today's inaugural proceedings when President Barack Obama, like a misty-eyed high school senior, paused upon exiting to take one last look at the crowd. While the audio is a little muffled, you can hear him remark "I want to take a look one more time. I'm not going to see this… » 1/21/13 2:45pm 1/21/13 2:45pm

President Obama's New Official Portrait Is Business Casual

Perhaps jealous of all the attention FLOTUS Michelle Obama received over her new birthday bangs yesterday, President Barack Obama has released an updated official portrait. The photo, taken by official White House photographer Pete Souza, will be hung in all federal buildings and will replace the 2009 portrait, which… » 1/18/13 10:25am 1/18/13 10:25am