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The Obama Family Portrait by Annie Leibovitz


President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, sit for a family portrait in the Green Room of the White House, Sept. 1, 2009. (Official White House Photo)

Photo by Annie Leibovitz/Released by White House Photo Office



How long before you in the media will start blogging about what little 'airheads' the kids are, like you did for our last President?

Just wondering-- I would hate to miss it...

Thanks (for nothing) Obama

They probably won't report on the Obama kids being airheads because, well, they aren't.

Nice portrait of the first family.

Leave the kids out of it! Let them be as happy as they can be in their situation. It's as tough on them as it has been for every president's family. They're cute kids. Too bad their dad became a politician.

What a lovely family portrait. To bad some of us of dislike having the first black President.
Live with it. Furthermore leave the kids out of it, they are just kids. What if the President was white, would your comments be the same?

They can't be called "airheads" because they are black. It would be racism. Could the president have put on his jacket? Or is he determined to show his casual attitude about being leader of our country to the world?

They probably won't report on the Obama kids being airheads because they are too young, but the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Opps, I said something bad about the prez, I must be a racist.

They are great looking family. Let's pray for their health and safety and this cruel world. I pray the kids can be as normal and happy as possible. They should stay out of the lime light. Let Barack and Michelle have the opportunity to raise their kids without us critiquing there every move. They seem to be very happy and intelligent children enough is enough. We would should be proud and I am.

the difference between these kids and the previous is that they have not been found drung and acting the fool

Beautiful family...tough to have the whole world watch your every move ...but the price of being the family of the leader of the free world.

You have a beautiful family, all the presidents did not know anything about the job they had to learn just like mr Obamba. and for the air head remark i been told it take one to know one karl oops did i say that?

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