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Standing at the Mountaintop, Talking About Hair Bangs

Photo via The White House

The romance is over and has settled into quite a marriage. It's not perfect, but this thing between "us" ("us" being most black people, various minority groups, the LGBT community, certain women folks, pragmatic progressives, MSNBC viewers, Democratic voters, young people and folks who are really invested in Michelle Obama's hair choices) and President Obama is "real." This is it. So let's just enjoy this moment before the hangover and the GOP crashes the party and we're all back to arguing about what is obvious and stupid. Let's look back at our works and marvel and wonder and hope and be optimistic, but know what we're getting into this time around.


Hey, It's the White House Easter Egg Roll (Photo)

Photo via The Fab Empire:

The White House Easter Egg Roll, a 134-year-old tradition started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878, kicked off early today at the first residence.

The Voice’s Rachel Crow sang the National Anthem right before President Barack Obamaand Michelle Obama addressed the crowd. The president went down to help kiddies with their rolls and later played on the court with the Harlem Globe Trotters.

Check out more photos at The Fab Empire.


First Lady, Away! Obama 2012 Deploys Most Popular Michelle Obama-Based Weapon (Photos)

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama talk in the Green Room of the White House before hosting a Smithsonian Museum of African American History reception in the East Room, Feb. 22, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

What do you do when you have a popular First Lady and a re-election campaign getting ready to kick off? Well, you send out Michelle Obama and wait for the magic to happen. Naturally, the White House documented that "magic" with some nice photography. Mrs. O blended her typical First Lady duties with some camera-ready moments earlier this year.

More photos after the jump.

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