Happy Birthday — Mr. President

Moments ago, birthday boy President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to the White House Briefing Room for celebratory cupcakes and candles. Not for him, mind you, but for veteran reporter Helen Thomas, who turns 89 to his 48 today.

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This, dear Jezzies, is how you show the world that you respect your elders and have a soul. Contrast his treatment of Helen Thomas to that of the Bush Administration. Biiiig difference, no?