The Guardian’s Paul Lewis and India Knight of The Sunday Times were both baffled by the White House’s release of a photo of President Obama’s phone call with Vladimir Putin. Why release it? Because, he’s super serious you guys! See, he’s totally on the case, even if only his empty chair attended the national security meeting on Saturday.

But what did the White House neglect to mention?


Still, he’s super scary and strong, right?

Boom. Next up: Sternly worded letter.


Wall Street Journal columnist and AEI fellow Sadanand Dhume  attempted to explain why the photo was released.

Snort. So there’s that. What an accomplishment.

Others noticed something awfully disturbing about the photo.

Jeans diplomacy.

Aside from the jeans and the phone, what else does the president have?


Where is it?

And Asian News International editor Smita Prakash ties it all into “House of Cards” for the exit win:


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CBS political director/Slate correspondent covers for absentee president

President Empty Chair skips Saturday’s national security meeting?

Is this how we’ll know when President Empty Chair means business with Russia? [pic]

  • MrApple

    Is he wearing “Mom” jeans?

    • BlahBlah

      So you know he means business. Putin is twoubleeeeeeee.

      • Adela Wagner

        That hand on the hip takes things to a whole nuther level.

        • rcfrt

          And his face. His face is serious. (Unless that’s just getting angry at the “hold music.”

          • HypnoToad

            Its daytime in that picture so it is middle of the night in Russia? Anyone believe Putin would get up at 1am to listen to Zero whine for an hour and a half? I do not. The phone call is a lie.

          • bungopony

            “You have reached the office of the Russian President.Go wait in the car,punk!”

          • Mac Marine

            he was pinching his cheeks trying to hold back an “Al Roker” wet fart.

        • iconoclast


          You slip the knife right in between the ribs so well.

      • Ed Richardson

        Notice he is not speaking but listening,to Putin unable to stop laughing.

    • Liz Beth

      Who gives a sh*t what he’s wearing? It’s not as if there isn’t a veritable cornucopia of substantive issues to discuss. Focusing on his fashion choices only helps his supporters make the case that his opposition is a joke.

      • lraivala

        We are talking about Obama’s base here. So yes looks are the most important issue. Never mind that he has no clue as to what the hell he is doing to our country or our allies. He should have had a more hip wardrobe.

      • syvyn11

        It’s about respect for the oval office. Obama is showing he has none for the office, others that followed in that office before him and his job. The man is incapable of showing respect for anything.

        • CGray

          I totally agree with you syvyn11…. He has NO respect for the Oval Office, or this Country!!

        • Karolyn

          Just like so many show they have no respect for others’ views. Personally, I like seeing the President looking like a regular guy. I also like seeing Michelle dance on TV. We are all human beings.

          • syvyn11

            A ‘regular guy’? Really? A ‘regular’ guy wouldn’t do half the crap this idiot does.

            And for your information, the president isn’t a ‘regular’ guy. He’s the leader of the free world. And this hump isn’t up to the job.

      • Patrick Klocek

        Obama doesn’t look like he is talking to Putin here — it looks like Obama is receiving terms from Putin.

        • SideshowJon36

          Putin’s Terms: I’m keeping Crimea. I’m eying Romania. You’re gonna keep your trap shut about it!

      • SideshowJon36

        In regards to his office, he should be wearing a suit.

    • Indiana James

      Well he is a pussy so there you go!

    • syvyn11

      Ronald Regan never entered the Oval Office unless he was in a suit and tie. Ronnie is spinning in his grave right now.

      • Charles Steak
        • GaryTheBrave

          That’s not the Oval Office. That’s the President’s private office just off the Oval Office. Notice how the walls are flat, not curved?

          • tjp77

            That actually is the Oval. This picture must have been taken on a Sunday.

          • Fiala

            So he’s not wearing a suit…but one thing he is doing that obama doesn’t….is working.

          • DixieAngel_76

            And he’s not wearing mom jeans either.

          • Princess

            Check out the curve on the drapes and re-assess.

          • GaryTheBrave

            I don’t see a curve in the drapes. I also don’t recall seeing a potted plants in the Oval Office at any time.

      • Karolyn

        And you know this how? Although who really cares what Ronnie is doing right now. He’s probably reincarnated into somebody else anyway.

    • bungopony

      If he’s wearing ’em,they’re Mom jeans.It’s axiomatic.

  • Maxx

    Those jeans, that shirt. Why it’s the “Virginia Slims Man.”

  • NaturalizedIndian

    We can see Putin shaking in his boots all the way from here?

    • rssllue

      Obama: “Now that I am on this phone with you, I would like to remind you that I also have a pen that I am not at all hesitant to brandish. It is mightier than the sword you know.”

      *the sound of metal on metal comes over the connection*

      Putin: “No, it’s not.”

  • rambler

    Yup…. he’s got that phone and a pen! He must really be angry since the teleprompter was nowhere to be seen.

    • Princess

      Yes, he has a pen and a phone and Putin is telling him where he can shove them.

      • rambler

        For sure! 😉

  • Fairfax51

    So he has his shirt sleeves rolled up….maybe he is assuming Putin isn’t wearing a shirt. Peck vs peckless.

    What happened to the “good ol days” when Presidents respected the Oval Office enough to wear a tie…like Bush, Clinton (no pants, but tie) & Bush.

    • BlahBlah

      Personally if it were me I’d go for “ran out of the shower” look and sport a pink robe.

      • Fairfax51

        That would be the “Clinton Era”…no doubt.

      • BlueGood

        Here’s Mr. Putin on the other end…..pffft…

        • Doug Marsh

          We’re it possible, Putin’s dick would be coming out Obama’s phone and our potus would be licking it……

          • Karolyn

            So nice to see that everybody’s backing Russia! Some patriots!

          • Fairfax51

            No one is “backing” Russia! We are commenting on Putins ability to bi*ch slap Obama around.
            Boy, you just can’t keep up, can you?

          • Frank Ashe

            Nobody is backing Russia . We are disrespecting our commie president.

    • Johnny Blade

      Reagan never took off his jacket in the oval office… thats respect right there

      • tjp77

        GWB had a jacket-required policy in the Oval Office too.

        Obama respects the dignity of the presidency about as much as he respects the constitution.

      • Karolyn

        See the pic posted above. You people have no clue what you’re talking about. Besides, who cares what the President wears?

        • Fairfax51

          We are talking respect. Of course, Democrats have no respect for the Oval Office. They don’t respect the Constitution, the Founding Fathers, God, unborn children, our military nor out laws (be they voting or immigration) I do not expect a Lib who thinks getting a BJ in the Oval Office by an intern is OK to understand ANYTHING about respect.

      • Fairfax51

        He was the first Commander In Chief to salute the military too. Imagine a President who respects the military on the left…not happening.

    • TheRMSDave

      Obviously President Flexibility is going for the Reagan motif and this is the best they could come up with on short notice. Meanwhile I wonder what Clint Eastwood thinks about those empty chairs.

      • thetreyman

        yeah but Reagan had a chainsaw in his hands when dressed like that.

    • Bill Phillips

      Clinton was wearing pants…it’s just that they were down around his ankles!

    • Karolyn

      OMG! How do you know they didn’t enter the oval office in their PJs?

      • Fairfax51

        The same way I know the manners that come with respect. Dims are clueless when it comes to respect. What did you call your mother……”hey bit*h, get me a pb&j and hurry up, I gotta go to school and smoke pot in the john”. That’s a lib.

        • Karolyn

          What happened to respect and manners when it comes to others’ views?

          • Fairfax51

            Respect & manners when it comes to others VIEWS….from a Lib…oh, boy…that’s rich!!!

          • Karolyn

            Wrong! Lib-ertarian! I respect all views and allow others the right to be wrong! :-)

          • Fairfax51

            Then you surely respect my right to think you are wrong…all day long! ;o)
            PS Love John Stossel

          • Karolyn

            Absolutely! However, there is no need to be jerky about it. If we could all talk to each other without resorting to rude tactics, we might get somewhere in this world and further the cause. If we concentrate more on what we agree on rather than blast each other for what we don’t, we’d be way ahead of the game! Complaining about what the President is wearing is a rather ridiculous thing to do, don’t you think?

          • Fairfax51

            It would be if that was what were talking about. Respect for the office of the Presidency is the “topic”. Do you show up in church in you bikini and say “God doesn’t care”. He doesn’t care, he only cares that you show up. But is once again….about respect. Respect for the highest Office in the World.
            Now you wanna be personal…no you respect whatever you want. I used to not be snarky, but I am sick of it. You will not get polite or respect from me when you talk Liberal, Democrat, or in a lot of cases “so called” Libertarians, and in some cases establishment Republicans. Call it anything you want…but when I receive a post from someone saying “I wish I was pregnant so I could have it aborted & throw it at you”….no…no respect until earned.
            The President getting “The Lie of the Year Award” from Politico, a left wing rag. That’s because we have a President that YOU expect “anything is OK” from….it does not matter…what difference does it make?
            Respect…Putin is laughing his ass off at us partly because he does not respect our President because our President does not deserve it.

  • adam

    What a great picture. I don’t know about you, but suddenly I feel more confident.

    • BlahBlah

      Me too. I also feel ready for action.

      • mike_in_kosovo

        Translation: I don’t have any liquids near my computer so that, when I bust out laughing, I don’t spray my monitor/keyboard.

        • Jay Sands

          now that was good right there.

    • nickdqwk

      Absolute best use of “Sarcasm” today!

    • FranklinWasRight

      No, conservatives aren’t on Putin’s side. Mocking Obama because he is weak and Putin I an alpha male doesn’t change the fact that Putin is a thug. It does point out the fact that Obama is helpless to stop thugs like Putin, and this puts the whole world at risk of other bad players like him trying to take advantage of our weakness.

      America first means America must be strong, a concept Progressives don’t understand.

      You are a lying troll, please get a real job.

      • mike_in_kosovo

        Might want to replace the batteries in your sarcasm detector, FWR…

        • Bill Phillips

          That was a clever way of putting it!

      • nickdqwk

        Sorry Putin is just better at thuggery, than dear leader, maybe if you sent an e-mail he would spine up, but I doubt it.

    • akaren

      What if it was Hillary? Picture that.

    • TVree

      As a Marine, this is exactly the kind of “leadership” I look for in my Commander-In-Chief. This “man” inspires me on a deep level.

      • lraivala

        You are kidding right? Okay, Obama we now support you on cutting the hell out of the military budget as we can see the ignorance of what you want to keep.

        • thetreyman

          sarcasm goes over some peoples’ heads and by “some peoples'” i mean yours.

          • GaryTheBrave

            More people need to embrace the /sarc tag.

          • thetreyman

            no, if people are to stupid to get sarcasm then they need not be on comment boards. if you’re not sure then ask before you attack.

          • GaryTheBrave

            Its not stupidity, it is lack of a sense of humor.

        • TVree

          I thought the quote marks denoted the sarcasm to the words “leadership” and “man” quite well. To emphasize my point, I’m adding: /sarc

    • jabberwocky

      so does Putin

    • Fairfax51

      In a way, yes. But Reagan is gone and we can never get him back. That makes me sad. Is there another one out there, yes. But can he fight his way to the Presidency through the establishment and the media? Don’t know.

  • BoscoBolt

    ‘Rumpled slob uses telephone’

    • Jay Stevens

      I take exception to that. He doesn’t looked rumpled.

      • nickdqwk

        Kind of like the duck, calm and collected above the surface, but paddling his @ss off below!

    • GaryTheBrave

      Quit insulting slobs. /sarc

  • nc ✓s & balances

    Those three Empty Chairs show more authority and dignity than he does.

  • rb

    Really comes off as a bad ass. Would like to present President Tough Guy. J-H-C.

    • FranklinWasRight

      I can tell that the left wing must be panicking based on the increase in the amount of desperate trolling/nazi references.

      Here’s some advice: deflection only works for so long, and not every failure can be scapegoated. Eventually blaming the party that is not in charge of the White House will fail to protect Obama from his own incompetence.

      • Maryland_Malcontent

        …they only need it to work for 8 more months.

      • jules

        But, but, but BUSH picked out those clothes. /sarc

    • Thale Taxurfeet

      While listening to 87 minutes of a Russian Real Estate sales pitch for vacation Dachas on the Black Sea with private docking for <80' yachts loop, POTUS practices his opening line to Putin:

      “Vlad, I’ve come here to kick-ass and chew bubble gum and I’m all out of kick-ass…” ?! Whaaaa! *smacks insolent TOTUS*

    • SkyePuppy

      That pose, that scowl, those mom jeans. What he really said was:
      “Because I’m the mom, and I said so!”

  • Guest

    OMG!1! My presidet looks SO manly and rugged cool and determened. He’s teh AWESOMENESS! Take THAT, you Putin!

    • lraivala

      That’s a good one.. Still laughing.

  • Plep’s Trumplimo

    Are we to believe he had a phone to his ear for 90 minutes? Not likely. They have this new invention called a speakerphone. This is obviously a poor photo-op to make it look like he’s doing something.

    • FranklinWasRight

      He’s standing in front of an empty chair, this is partly in response to all the empty chair references. They are trying to telegraph the message that he is doing something, and that the empty chair metaphors are meaningless.

      Like most of their propaganda, this has backfired and only makes the WH look worse.

      • Pat, Widow of an Air Force Vet

        Almost as good as Obama and Biden jogging around the White House then drinking water. What quacks.

    • nickdqwk

      They’re all nothing but (poor, useless) photo-ops. Even on the golf corpse (on purpose) its hard to make it look like he’s doing something.

    • FranklinWasRight

      You aren’t as smart as your mother told you you are.

    • DwellsInFire

      Plus, unless Obama speaks Russian, I’m going to say a 90 minute conversation with Putin is out of the question.

      • SFfam

        I had the same thought!

  • V the K

    Not shown: Putin on the other side of the call making jerk-off motions while his advisors crack up.

    • Kimihiro Watanuki

      Or playing Angry Birds.

    • Patsy Vickers Blackner

      Yours is the best description I have ever heard. If this wasn’t an “eye-rolling” moment I don’t know what would be. This along with Kerry’s stern warning I just don’t see how Putin can sleep. I am sorry the only person who is doing what they said they would do is Putin. Too bad nobody in this administrations was listening. They were too busy thinking how smart they are while the rest of the world went on its merry way while DC was NOT watching.

  • CrustyB

    He’s trying to figure out why Communists are considered our enemy.

  • Bernie Candide Gilbert

    OMG!1! My presidet looks SO manly and cool rugged and determened. He’s so strong with his jeans and roled-up sleaves!!11!! He’s teh AWESOMENESS! Take THAT, you Putin rassist!

    • in_awe

      Marlboro (menthol) Man

    • Kaye

      I think he is talking to Putin about that FLEXIBILITY. But hey if your looking for manly, ask her how she got her senate seat….

  • Steve__Jacobson

    Are the jeans and chambray shirt just props to make Obama look serious?

    • angelsinca

      The entire presidency looks like a prop.

      • Rukus

        The entire presidency IS a prop.

  • CobraJet428

    Sadanand Dhume ✔
    He stood for 90 minutes?

    Yes, because when Vlad picked-up, Ø crapped his pants.

    • TheRMSDave

      After which He had more of a gangsta look, with the sagging pants and all.

  • GaryTheBrave

    Why the hand on the hip? Also why didn’t they move that chair out of the way? Whatever happened to the famous red phone of Cold War days? (Now I’m really showing my age with that last one.)

    • nickdqwk

      Chair hiding fact that el presidente wet himself!

  • lainer51

    where’s the pink bike helmet?

  • AmericanLass

    What is the red and white striped swatch on what looks like a chain, in front of the flag on the right ?

    • HonestDisqussion

      It holds the key to the restroom, can’t be detached from the flag, and says please return when done.

  • in_awe

    Actually, he was on the phone with Jim Messina asking for him to trot over another Ambassador appointee/donor extraordinaire who knows nothing about Russia to go to Moscow to do another “RESET”.

    • nickdqwk

      Conference call don’t forget Reggie Love!

  • Grace656

    It’s all about the superficial impression with this man and his party. Truth has long ago been left in the dust as just something to blur or completely overcome.

    • beebop1952

      The press gets to ask no questions and he has an on staff photog. Who cares about transparency?

  • Drivingtheview

    HEY TWITCHY; Politico Magazine released an article this morning titled — ‘WHY RUSSIA NO LONGER FEARS THE WEST’ Guess how many times the article mentions a 5 letter word spelled O.B.A.M.A.? Spoiler alert — it’s less than 1

    • nc ✓s & balances

      Did they blame the Tea Party?

    • GaryTheBrave

      They didn’t mention him explicitly but it was implied when the writer commented that Europe doesn’t really listen to the US anymore.

  • Nora MacFie

    Nice leafy, green tree in the sunshine behind him in the window.

    Slightly unrelated: Why does the president of the US sit with his back to a window anyway? Not that our president ever actually sits there, but still.

  • Russthecurious

    For those of you who doubted he had a pen and a phone, wh releases single photo of proof that a phone does exist. Part 2 will be released later today. Carney will answer all questions on color of ink and other pen characteristics. Press release will follow but all indications indicate it is a black pen with medium tip.

  • Mia0209

    10 to 1 that’s a pic of him ordering a pizza for Michelle

    • TVree

      Kale pizza with extra virgin olive oil straight from Syria

    • Jay Stevens

      My vote is setting up a tee time. Remember, he has, or had, a St.Louis pizza chef on call.

  • HonestDisqussion

    Next up…

    The pen and a photo of a strongly worded letter being composed to Putin, before resorting to the heavy artllery…

    Joe Biden randomly firing shotgun blasts off the South Portico.

  • YesterdayzNewz

    I just hope they took the “inspected by 11” sticker out of the shirt before he put it on.
    A phone call? Yeah buddy! That’s the way to keep ww3 from happening.

  • Russthecurious

    Our top story – white house confirms President Obama informs Putin that there is a line. Putin replies with “Tanks for the info.”

  • CableNewsGuy

    3 empty chairs accompanied by some janitor looking dude waiting for a president to arrive.

    • GaryTheBrave

      That’s RRRAAACCCIIISSSTTT!!! /sarc

  • rambler

    The phone call was about getting pointers from Putin ……..

    This was the presidential response to the Ukrainian situation.

  • BlahBlah

    Ohai comrade. We’ll show those damn Russians amirite?

  • CLEmom

    Valerie Jarrett’s on the other end of the line, instructing to him look very, very concerned.

  • Chrissy the Hyphenated

    He’s in denim and has his sleeves rolled up and his feet planted wide with his hand on his hip. This is classic “tough guy” stuff. From the leader of the party who HATED Dubya “Cowboy” Bush.

  • Steve

    Obviously he had to show the libs that he was doing SOMETHING! Too little and too late. Wonder if he learned anything? I doubt it.

  • VotingForZombieReagan2016

    He’s not talking to Putin – he’s calling for a tee time. That’s the only thing that he would stand 90 minutes for. Either that or he sat on that missing pen and CAN’T sit down.
    I can’t help thinking of Reagan, who always wore a jacket in the Oval Office as a sign of respect. There’s just no class or honor in the White House when Dems are in charge.

  • BlahBlah

    Why you wound me so.

    Hey why don’t you go and bring friends? You know, break that circlejerk thing and also entertain me. Thanks dear.

  • Dennis the Dreamer

    How do you spell narcissism? Really hard.

  • BlahBlah

    But you already said that. I don’t know if you realize this but sadly it doesn’t speak too well about your intelligence.

  • Boomer2012

    ~11,000 comments and 6 followers? I’m not surprised now that I think about it.

    • Marvin Nelson

      Actually, this idiot only has three followers. Probably his dog and two cats.

  • vcferlita

    “I’ll have two large pepperoni and some of those cheesy breadsticks. Michelle loves those.”

  • martingale

    Obama seen here calling an emergency meeting of the National Security Council to consider texting Putin a sad face emoticon, just a taste of what awaits him if he doesn’t stand down.

  • Jay Stevens

    Matina Stevis tweeted:
    “Denim on denim? Seriously? ”

    Well, denim is so . . . manly. I mean, nothing says, “I am in charge.” like denim does.

  • Boomer2012

    Ok Joe, take a picture of me with my sleeves rolled up, that way people will know I’m pissed about everyone ignoring my red lines. They all think I won’t do anything, which is true, but they shouldn’t believe that because it makes me look like a buffoon.

  • CO2 Producer

    ^ i no u r but wot m i

  • mike_in_kosovo

    You’re absolutely right – after all, those little up arrows are all pointing at your username.

  • carmenta

    Strategically placed chair to hide the growing wet streak running down his left leg?

  • Marvin Nelson

    Obozo wasn’t talking to Putin; he was making a tee time for his afternoon round.

  • HARP2

    Who is gonna give us a ride to the space station genius ?

  • almarquardt

    The desk looks more imposing than he does.

  • Marvin Nelson

    What’s the matter, troll? You don’t have anything to contribute, so you make a typical leftie useless comment. It sucks to be you.

    • Jay Stevens

      Hey people, stop feeding the troll. Let it have the last word and maybe it will crawl back under the bridge.

  • almarquardt

    Is that all you got? Pointing ^^^ at everyone? Surely you can do better to entertain us.

  • carmenta

    Someone hired himself a ‘stylist’ right? No creases in your jeans, Barry? And all the girls swoon ///

  • carmenta

    Stumbling: a documented side effect of excessive koolaid ingestion.

  • Dan Abbett

    Shades of Clint Eastwood; Obama and an empty chair.

  • carmenta

    ^proof no prog can find the back button. Feel free to stumble back the way you came, troll.

  • BlahBlah

    You repeated the same thing so many times you gave me a headache. Can’t you at least ask a friend to feed you new lines? :/

  • Jim

    They should’ve used this picture instead.

  • nickdqwk

    Had to re-brand!

    • mike_in_kosovo

      Funny how nobody can seem to hear those racist dog whistles except Libbies.

  • mike_in_kosovo

    Since 2008:
    House: Reps +31%, Dems -7%
    Senate: Reps +10%, Dems -22%

    Governorships: Reps +43%, Dems -34%
    State Houses (lower chamber): Reps +53%, Dems -30%
    State Houses (upper chamber): Reps +45%, Dems -46%
    Legislative control (both chambers): Reps +108%, Dems -26%
    Full control (both chambers and gov): Reps +167%, Dems -7%

  • Lindakl

    Wow, he is standing up in his mom pants, bet Putin is scared. I think he is looking for his pen so he can really stick it to Putin……boy are we screwed.

  • Kakarot

    Rev, sweetie, your masters gave you the wrong script.

  • RanierWest

    Obama signaled Putin that all is going according to “Flexibility plan” by standing on the LEFT side of the desk.

  • Boomer2012

    Go crawl back under your bridge troll. whatever brand of Fascism, Marxism you are preaching has no place in the USA.

  • SpiffyMclure

    Wait, wut?
    Laddie, you’re giving trolls a bad name.

    • nc ✓s & balances

      Yeah, when you’ve lost Spiffy…

      • SpiffyMclure

        No kidding, huh?

  • mike_in_kosovo

    No that was based on you tilting your head to the side, like any other dog.

  • nickdqwk

    You never did care did you!
    If you have such disdain for opinions of others differing from the progressive line, just wait for the next Obama bus and be under it.

  • mike_in_kosovo

    Projecting *again*?


  • nickdqwk

    Now you’re just being a d!ck.

  • RanierWest

    We realize that saying BenGhazi elsewhere is forbidden b/c if you do address Where was Obama? then you can no longer frame the debate… but you keep being a silent shill for Obama! Now where is my Koch brothers check? beat you to it!

  • RanierWest

    Revulu is the resident Pidgeon Chess troll champion… they have alot of pent up butthurt. Have they signed up for ObamaCare yet?

  • $6565218

    Putin probably put the phone down and went and ate dinner while Obama talked to himself for 89 minutes.

  • carmenta

    ^ would-be obama voter, if only Rev was old enough (or allowed out of mama’s basement long enough) Get a grip, the thorazine is on its way!

  • RanierWest

    It’s funny that Revulu the fascist gungrabber with their storm trooper boots on should call us Reichwingers. Hitler registered and confiscated guns which is exactly what they agree should happen to us! You’re a Nazi Revulu.

  • TVree

    The phone call is actually to Romney. “Hey, Mitt. It’s me Barra… no, wait… seriously. Don’t hang up. I need…. I know… I know! About that. Uh, erhm. What would you have done? You know, because you saw Russia for what it was?”

    • TVree

      I feel honored… libtroll replied to me twice. I’m special!

  • grumpyank

    Looks like the President finally got some decent jeans.

  • Steve__Jacobson

    To paraphrase a line from Die Hard; “Say hello, Barry. Still trying to butch up by wearing work clothes?”

  • grumpyank

    Revulu is a psycho troll.

  • Some Rabbit

    He looks frustrated.

    “Hey Vladimir, I was flexible on European missile defense, can’t you be as flexible on Ukraine? Wait, why are you laughing?”

    • RanierWest

      Revulu is a cut and paste shill troll. said the same thing below I’m sure to 2 or 3 others.

  • TVree

    Revulu — Obama-sheeple voter. Pathetic. Go back to your mom’s basement, and collect your welfare check. I’ll continue to work hard so you don’t have to. Play time is over troll. The adults are speaking now. Go along and play now.

  • nickdqwk

    Yes, but only one vote!

  • grumpyank


  • Sam

    The point was: “See, he isn’t playing golf.” (Until later)

  • RanierWest

    Revulu hasn’t even broached the subject of the post – Ukraine. Ukraine will be another taboo word for democrat shills like BenGhazi or welcomed b/c it changes the subject off of ObamaCare… yea, I see you typing Revulu… what have you cut and paste again?



  • Yeah I Said It

    More importantly… Whyz he werin thoz white folksez jeans?!? He need ta get him some low ridin pants that be fallin off his azz! He don look lik he is down for the struggle!

  • $1014973

    Not really considering Romney was right, the US is the laughingstock of the world and Putin is walking all over barry.

  • LegalizeShemp

    And remember when voters complained about how Obamacare sucks and Revulu and the Democrats said it was the Republicans fault, even though not one Republican voted for it? Remember that schizophrenic BS?

  • $1014973

    It was such a waste of time. In reality barrycare would do the job itself with anyone having to lift a finger to destroy it.

  • LegalizeShemp

    Yes, you liberals are usually in somebody’s crawlspace, that’s how you contract HIV isn’t it?

  • $1014973

    You are kind of a one trick pony, aren’t you?

  • Yeah I Said It

    Douche bag voter ^

  • LegalizeShemp

    The poof’s in the pudding…errr! wedding cake.

  • LegalizeShemp

    Yes, in there with the rest of the vermin.

  • Yeah I Said It


  • LegalizeShemp

    You’re in the unenviable position of defending Preezy Mommypants, sucks for you doesn’t it?

  • Yeah I Said It

    ^more proof

  • Jay Stevens


    Oh, how clever. How long did you spend thinking that one up, especially since the Nazis were left wingers.

  • RanierWest

    Revulu can’t talk about Ukraine – closed and small minded.

  • LegalizeShemp

    We’re not rooting for the Russians, we want them stopped and your incompetent Mommypants is impotent, detached and moronic.

    • RanierWest

      Revulu is so closed and small minded they try to say we are rooting for Oppression! Standard troll stuff. Pidgeon chess.

  • LegalizeShemp

    If they’re an obsolete fringe why did they take the House in a landslide in 2010? That must make you even more irrelevant !

  • nickdqwk

    Discussion on

    ‘Brandishes phone at Putin!’ WH releases baffling pic of Obama phone call; Most disturbing part?


    a minute ago

    ^ proof.


    a minute ago

    ^ more proof


    2 minutes ago

    ^ proof


    2 minutes ago

    ^ further proof


    3 minutes ago

    if the shoe fits…


    3 minutes ago

    ^ proof


    3 minutes ago

    and yet DUMB reichwinger lost the election over it

    if they had working brains they wouldnt be cons.


    4 minutes ago

    ^ more proof


    4 minutes ago

    ^ another romney voter



    5 minutes ago

    ^ romney voter

    Discussion on

    ‘Brandishes phone at Putin!’ WH releases baffling pic of Obama phone call; Most disturbing part?


    6 minutes ago

    ^ proof no intentional reichwing comedy exists


    6 minutes ago




    6 minutes ago

    ^ proof.


    6 minutes ago

    ^ proof


    7 minutes ago

    no wonder you lost so badly


    7 minutes ago

    ^ for example


    8 minutes ago

    ^ proof


    8 minutes ago

    ^ impotent reichwinger WAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!


    8 minutes ago

    ^ proof


    9 minutes ago

    ^ impotent reichwinger WAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!

    Discussion on

    ‘Brandishes phone at Putin!’ WH releases baffling pic of Obama phone call; Most disturbing part?


    10 minutes ago

    ^ irony


    10 minutes ago




    10 minutes ago

    ^ romney voter



    20 minutes ago

    ^ romney voter


    20 minutes ago



    • nickdqwk

      Just stuck in it’s own little world in it’s mothers’ basement!

      • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

        YESSSSSS! Thank you nickdqwk. Fine job! Battle of T’s, for today!!!!

  • V the K

    Nah, we just envy the Russians for having a president who is strong, decisive, and loves his country.

  • Jake Bradford

    Hand always on hip, like it’s glued there.

    • V the K

      And a Kool Menthol dangling from his elbow. How does he do that?

  • LegalizeShemp

    Funny but Revulu and his Communist buddies were rooting for Putin and praising him just 2 short weeks ago, crowing about their Olympic dominance over the US.

    • RanierWest

      and praising the ‘Pivotal Experiment’.

  • V the K

    And yet you obsessively troll this site. Kinda doesn’t make sense.

    • jaded

      He’s probably a part of the new factivist crew, he’s on his trial run at shutting up the opposition.

      • Zane Henry

        wait until this asshat figures out that MMFA only pays trolls by the word count in their posts. All this time wasted.

  • LegalizeShemp

    If the right is an irrelevant fringe, why do you have to spend billions defeating them, not as easy as you make it sound is it?

  • LegalizeShemp

    I’ll bet Slowbama would have never taken the job if he knew all this work would interfere with golf like this.

  • Sketti

    ^ for example

  • Guest

    ^ proof.

  • nickdqwk

    Wash, rinse, repeat, repeat repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, and this is all you’ll ever be!

  • DutyFirst

    He stood for 90 minutes? …. lol. Even when not in the same room with Putin, Obama knows his place. Obviously, Putin didn’t invite him to take a seat. Just like a certain company sergeant major I served under who would issue you one of two invites – “In my office now – I want to speak at you” or “In my office now – I want to speak with you”. Guess which one involved standing on his mat the whole time.

  • LegalizeShemp

    If “reichwingers” are so irrelevant, why is revulu wasting time on here mocking and ridiculing them? Shouldn’t he be tossing his boyfriend’s salad and preparing for all his effeminate girly men friends to come over for the big Oscar party tonight?

  • LegalizeShemp

    Hey revulu, homosexuals are 2% of the population, why aren’t they “fringe and irrelevant”. ? You claim they’re mainstream when they are a tiny tiny fraction of the population. Since the sicko left wing media props you up, you appear to be WAY more important than you actually are.

  • RagamuffinB

    To take the situation as seriously as this picture deserves, what the heck is up with those drapes? They’re like a sun baked salmon. Too orangey pink to be red. A strong colour gone very wrong.

  • LegalizeShemp

    Until the exterminator gets here, then you’ll end up where all vermin do.

    • Conservative Pitbull

      cancer reduction is on the way. He’s got it bad.

  • Macsen Overdrive

    Smita got the best burn on that one.

  • GaryTheBrave

    Hey Revulu, the mods here at Twitchy have no problem banning someone who just uses ad hominem attacks. Either contribute to the debate or leave. If the mods ban you you’ll never get back on.

    • nickdqwk

      Looks like he’s been somewhat curtailed LOL moderators rule!

      • GaryTheBrave

        I tried to warn him/her/it/them. Remember JoeMyGodNYC? He’s gone for the same reason.

  • Conservative Pitbull

    Don’t let this photo fool you. He’s on the phone with Michelle. She’s ordering pizza and French fries tonight and he’s not invited.

  • Joseph Hansell

    I don’t know…having trouble picturing Reagan doing this.

  • Conservative Pitbull

    Johnny Weir is doing the red carpet tonight. Set your DVR and have that popcorn ready.

    • Richard Nightwood


  • Gary D. Alexander

    Oh you bet… that’s the desk of the leader of the free world in the midst of an international crisis with armies on the move.

  • CO2 Producer

    Good one!

  • Brian Joseph

    Denim on denim – isn’t that the Canadian tuxedo?

  • jaded

    He’s showing how to order pizza, like a boss.

  • jaded

    do you need a hug?

  • Conservative Pitbull

    Ok, maybe he’s arguing with Michelle because he’s headed over to Clooneys house for a rewind of the 34% green tomatoes AKA ” The Monuments Men”.

  • Charles Hurst

    The difference between Barry and Putin is that Putin is at least a tough dictator. He is my enemy. And I respect him more than Barry. Interesting how Barry will critique when really Barry wishes for the same control and tyranny.

    Yesterday I was commented back how this couldn’t happen in the United States because the situation was different. Well it is and it isn’t. Yes over in the Ukraine they are dealing with a another country invading. I would argue that the premise of the initial protesting is very similar to events which I believe will occur in the United States. We will not have a foreign invader, we may very well have a nationwide invasion of the federal government. The tyrannical mindset is the same.

    So what do we have over there? We have a tyrannical mindset in government. We have a failed economy and dismal outlook for the future in the Ukraine. We have a government that has no intention of advocating freedom but only wishes to remain in power. We have multicultural clash among peoples’ of different origins—one being favored over another.

    Then we finally have people who protest in mass numbers. And it turns
    revolutionary which is their only option as the government has no intention of
    being a government run by the people.

    Then the military comes in with martial law type attitude and now we are looking at physical suppression of natural rights and violence. And possibly an emergence of a revolutionary army and civil war.

    And what do we have here in the United States? We have an economy that
    is on the brink of failing and is constantly propped up by continued deficit
    spending and continued out of control debt which at this point cannot be
    resolved. It must fail by the very laws of economics. We have multicultural clash to the point where in California the natural right to wear a shirt at school with the
    American flag was outlawed in fear of offending Latinos in the area. We have a
    corrupt government on both parties whose only intention is to stay in power.
    Tyrannical is the mindset I would use. And we have nothing but growing
    entitlement to feed off the producer.

    Sure, we are going to be just fine. It’s all tin foil I know. I’m
    blowing the economic debt way out of proportion aren’t I, Mr Progressive.
    Right. The fact that two similar situations will produce the same results is
    ludicrous I’m sure. My prophetic fiction based on history is way off. What is
    history anyway in terms of enlightenment of the present? Even though that
    enlightenment is based on the exact history of failure and collapse.

    Stay tuned Kiev. You might very well be watching the United States on
    your television soon.

    Charles Hurst. Author of THE SECOND FALL. An offbeat story of Armageddon. And creator of THE RUNNINGWOLF EZINE.

  • right_on

    The casual dress indicates how truly un-serious Obama is. He’s in the Oval Office, which demands the CIC dress seriously, in suit and tie. This is disrespectful of the office he holds, and is embarrassing to many patriotic Americans. They might as well have released a photo of him talking to Putin, in the Oval Office, wearing his “tidy whities.” Pathetic show of incompetence.

  • NotaLemming

    Where is his pen?

  • Kabong30

    He’s right there in the room and the chair is still empty.

  • right_on

    I wonder….is this just a “stock” photo? How do we know he’s REALLY talking to Putin (since they don’t have a “Red Phone” anymore), and not just arranging his next golf outing with a butt-buddy? Not buying it.

  • cscape

    Surprised nobody else noted this…… reason for the pic and the president’s choice of “tight jeans” is to avoid the likelihood of his being “pantsed” or given a “wedgie” by the bully, Putin

  • NotaLemming

    Haaa ………….. Empty Chair!

  • stillinthe60s

    The desk seems to carry more weight of authority than Obama in this photo

  • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

    Well, it appears that we must have gotten to him, as he probably must have thought, that “we were soooo into his “hope-y and change-ee” mantra with them there, decadent MomJeans! So, he decidedly, had to NOW, look, “The Putin Bad*ss Part”…rolled up shirt sleeves, ‘hand on the hip’, and not his sorry feet propped up on our desk while sitting at it.

    Let yourselves see, folks that he really thinks we hoped he’d change them jeans…

    Too, bad he doesn’t see that we know it’s all a Cover Up and a Show, such the putz that he is…

  • right_on

    Spoken like a true Marxist sphincter.

  • Kristine ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Again I say, what hideous, disgusting drapes.

    And I’ll believe he’s talking to Putin when I see them on Skype or Facetime.

  • umad80

    Whenever I see this I think of my little cousin who would yell at video games (he was like 6) going “Stop doing that, punk!” as if that would change things.

  • Kevin

    Oh look, an 80’s corded phone to go with that 80’s foreign policy…

    • ernst1776

      LOL, that’s funny

  • Prospector

    Well, there’s his phone. Where’s his pen?

  • philoise65

    “Damn it Putin, I have a phone and a pen.”

  • Prospector

    Nope, not there.

  • jaded

    living rent free in your head in several discussions.

  • grumpyhillbilly

    For some reason I can’t buy that Putin talked to Obama for 90 minutes. So my guess this was either a phone call to Beyonce or to a golf course as he is about to head out the door. Sadly too many tweeters seemed to be impressed by his jeans.

  • Prospector

    Because modern telecommunications cannot be encrypted.

  • Prospector


  • Prospector

    but, do we all know that landlines are encrypted and routed through conventional telecommunications systems?

  • Kevin

    and we all know that encryptions, or landlines, are never hacked.


  • LinTaylor ✓vitrified

    He’s calling the White House’s lost and found to see if anyone’s located his balls yet. So far no luck.

    • Thomas Darkvane

      Holy sheep sh*t Batman… thank goodness I was not drinking anything or you would be owing me a new laptop. I cannot stop laughing at this. Good one.

  • Prospector

    ^proof that gliberal humor is really just bad manners and ill-intended

  • H50 ✓RAT

    The Russian account of the phone call was that Obama issued ultimatums and Putin LOL and said he would do what he wanted.
    Sounds about right.

  • exceller

    if you were on such a lengthy and important call you would be at a table, on speakerphone, flanked by trusted advisors. this photo implies he stood there for 90 minutes all by himself handling things with Putin. another laughable bit of phoniness from the photo-op president

    • Prospector

      …. with the WH photographer standing by, just in case the need to capture the moment arises.

    • Thomas Darkvane

      The problem is we all know, no one is on the other side of the line. Someone in the WH, probably Valerie Jarrett, told him that they needed a picture of this to prove to the American public that he was on top of this. Since we all know by now that he skipped the security meeting and had to have Susan Rice brief him on the meeting that he skipped.

  • ernst1776

    “Ok Mr. President…. stand over there, yea, right on that spot. Now looking down at the phone as if you were looking Putin in the eye. Look annoyed! Ok, ok… now place your right hand on you man jeans hip and stand straight. Good, good…. take the picture. Good job Mr. President… now go shoot some hoops”.
    It’s all a charade!!!!

  • Prospector

    Stand aside Govs. Palin and Romney, there is another seer in the chambers:

    “The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of
    entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier
    to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore
    the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate
    willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much
    deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of
    what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind
    anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince.
    The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a
    fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools, such as
    those who made him their president”. Václav Klaus (former
    Premier of the Czech Republic)

  • Prospector

    ^Poof! *Glib-bubble-burst*

    • Prospector

      Heh. Just invented another sniglet: Gibble — the bubble in which egghead liberals (“gliberals”) occupy

  • Prospector

    President Obama’s gloves would come off in an instant if Putin showed up on camera wearing a tri-corner hat and holding a Gadsdan Flag. The full force of the IRS would be deployed in a matter of seconds.

    • TVree

      Meanwhile at the Oval Office

      • Joy

        I can see Putin from here!!!

      • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

        Wonder if he will be visiting “you can keep your doctor” ophthalmologist about this?

        0000h, that’s right, he doesn’t have 0bamaCare!

  • Dixie_Sugarbaker

    Anyone else think he is just standing there getting his orders from Putin?

  • old motorcycle enthusiast

    Folks, with this posed picture tweeted to the world, America is officially in deep kim chee. Phony image vs. stark reality.

    Phone and Pen vs. Tanks and Troops – 1 guess who prevails.

  • Tam

    It would help this endless stream of Official White House Propagan- erf, Photographs if Obama was handsome or appealing in any way…

  • Carlos Faraday

    Man those curtains are horrible…

    • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

      Michelle hasn’t returned the originals, yet.

  • Frosted Mini Cracker

    Are you sure he isn’t just ordering a pizza? Sometimes that takes 90 mins.

  • They call me “Laowei”

    WTF, Putin doesn’t speak English.

    • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

      And 0 didn’t have his teleprompter, so he couldn’t be talking either.

  • Jo Post

    Again body language experts … what does it mean when guys put their hands on their hips? :)

    • TVree

      Back pain?

    • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

      Too much sashaying?

      Edit: And don’t forget the memorable scene from Blazing Saddles:
      “Hands on your tush,
      give it a push..”

  • Guest

    Trying to look all manly and tough?


  • TVree

    Can you imagine how the conversation went prior to the call? “You mean he ignored my grandstanding I did yesterday?” “Yes, Mr. President.” “I need to call him. What do you think I should wear?” “It’s a phone call Mr. President.” “I know, Demin on Demin. That looks manly right?” “If you say so, Mr. President.” “I’ll stand in the picture, so it looks like I mean business.” “if that’s what you want, Mr. President.”

    • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

      You, Sergeant just hit the Target!

  • Joseph J Mauceri

    Propaganda! Not a real conversation!!! Photo OPP!!

  • Ed McDowell

    Who said he’s talking to Vlad? A reporter on scene?

  • Ed McDowell

    Oh the jeans are OK…..what?

  • joenyer

    This is as phony as the group pose shot during the “capture” of Bin laden. All for show, nothing authentic.

  • tonydbaker

    Jeans = I’m cowboy tough like Bush and Reagan. Standing up, looking down with hand on waste = I’m not happy and about to take action.

    • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

      Looking down part, was Shame, he knew that it was a staged, photo op.

      Human’s first language is “body language”, before spoken language.

  • Steven Sweeney

    Hello..Rachel maddow? Can you give me tips on how to look manly?

  • Guy Ghisu

    Wow,what a powerful image;If Putin sees this,I’m sure he will be nice to our Pres.

    • TVree

      I’m sure he will. He’ll reconsider his action and withdrawal from the Ukraine immediately. Then he’ll call Obama back and apologize for getting Dear Leader upset.

      • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

        Sergeant, we will bring the popcorn, do you have beverages, to serve for the event?? If not, let us know, we will make arrangements, do you have the ETA of this event? /sarc

        • TVree

          ROLF! Good one +10000 internets

          • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

            Thank you, much obliged! Sergeant, you have to take back at least 3/4 or so of those 10000… presented the platform, for it…Glad we could at least make you smile!

            Thank You for your service!

            Semper Fi and Army of One
            OLLPOH ~ Our Life Liberty Pursuit Of Happiness
            (Mr. and Mrs.)

          • TVree

            Semper fi to you and the Mrs. as well. Thank you for your service as well, sir.

            I can’t wait for the dems to lose the Senate and even more seats in the House this fall, and lose the WH in ’16. We can finally turn this nightmare ship around.

          • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty


            We have many battles to fight and win before we claim victory. And when we do, make that claim, we cannot rest, for the evil we fight will never go away 100%, please keep the focus on the prize. Do have recall on this: President Reagan, brought down The Berlin Wall, Communist, Marxist, Stalinist, Nazi’s, Extremist did not vaporize into thin air, then…They were in the underground here, they are in a multitude of places, and they do come in many shapes and forms, and sizes, Now!

            Remember, “each” battle is the most important battle. They all count, but, we mustn’t count the victory before the battle has been won.

            We must also remember these are our countrymen, our neighbors―hate the sin, not the sinner.

            How many battles did George Washington fight, a bloody, brutal, tyrant? Remember his Battle for Trenton, he planned 3 places to cross the Delaware…Not one, not two, three!

            When good men sit on the sidelines, evil takes over.

            Semper Fi ~ Army of One
            OLLPOH ~ Our Life Liberty Pursuit Of Happiness
            (Mr. and Mrs.)

          • TVree

            Truth! And yes, fighting the evil is a lifetime battle. I educate my two sons (who are now in college, and I have to educate more now than those many years ago when they were in grade school) on the real truth of how the world works. It’s sad hearing that most of their friends and classmates just don’t even care.

          • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

            That sir, is “the battle”, a personal Constitution, to instill in their hearts, minds and souls… hard, and very arduous, let them know you are there for the duration, that you will fight for their love to be received and given.

            God Bless you in all your endeavors, on and off the Battlefield!

            We know who wins in the end!
            OLLPOH ~ Our Life Liberty Pursuit Of Happiness

          • TVree

            When God calls us home, we’ll celebrate together with everyone who has fought the most important battle of all.

          • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

            His Glory…..;’)

            One sunrise, One sunset…Rejoice in it!


            OLLPOH ~ Our Life Liberty Pursuit Of Happiness
            (Mr. and Mrs.)

  • gpearl

    Great…we have a skinny gay guy trying to stand up to Putin. Obama, just put the phone down and sashay away from the office.

  • sharonzee

    He has an empty chair, too! A phone, a pen, and an empty chair. ‘Nuff said.

  • Ken Sawyer

    more likely calling Domino’s for a pizza

  • cigarfintan

    Putin has probably lost control of his bowels.

  • Terry C.

    Maybe this is what they discussed on open mic when Obama whispered he’d get back to him after the election. I wouldn’t put it past both these guys to be in on a staged performance to influence the uninformed. Putin will back down, Obama looks like a hero. Easy pickens. Like taking candy from a baby…an uninformed baby!

  • Tracy Hudgins

    He is strong, like bear! LOL

  • Retired Veteran

    Putin has a phone and a gun!

  • Mark_Trail

    He IS talking to Putin; I he wasn’t, his feet would be up on the desk, and he wouldn’t be wearing dungarees! It’s obvious he’s talking to Putin!

  • Helmut Shucraft

    don’t make me get out the pen.

  • Crappie

    Rest assured, this conversation was intercepted by NSA. Classified as ‘TOP SECRET’, for POTUS EYES ONLY…

  • Joanne13

    Ya’ll are missing the real telling part of the picture.. the rolled up sleeves! Now THAT means this is serious.. I mean S E R I O U S people!

  • keribari

    What is the white thing sticking out of the arm he is holding the phone in? A cig?

  • Glenn Adams

    ‘Can you see Sarah Palin from the Kremlin’?…ws

  • Glenn Adams

    ‘O has a base phone’…ws

  • oldenough2remember

    Pffft… He’s probably not on with Putin… he’s trying to get a foursome together for golf: 0 (

  • Rick Busler

    Obama Is Wearing Moochelles jeans. and i’m scared now

  • Tracy Hudgins

    The Paula Dean of politics, ordering (CHICKEN KEVI)

  • JoeCasepack

    Moochelle wore the mom jeans better.

  • LadyGunfighter

    HAHAHA….Putin is chewing his ass, look at the look on Barneys face, just like my teenager did when he was in trouble! Hand on hip, trying to assert authority over an adult figure but none too convincingly. I can hear Putin now….Now Mr. President, you said you had more latitude after the elections so either bend over and take it or sit down and shut up.

  • Musketball

    a hundred bucks says he’s ordering pizza.

    • conservative2012

      Ha I was just thinking the same thing. : )

  • Michael Rice

    An adult with an IQ over 50 needs to get control of everything Democrat in nature. RR in Congress, untrue insurance stories….when does it end?

    Wait, never mind. The best thing conservs have going for them is a Dem unfiltered.

  • DeborahPE

    With EXTRA Pepperoni, dammit!

  • BillLawrenceOnline

    At least he’s not wearing onesi PJs.

  • Guy Ghisu

    I think that this is a photo of the Pres. asking Putin if he could attend the next Happy Hour at the Oval office,when Putin is done invading the Ukraine.A follow up photo would be the Pres. banging on his desk with his shoe,yelling:”You will bury us!”

  • Michael Rice

    I thought the Bat phone was red…

  • vdetillion

    There are no words to describe this idiot. He is a coward no two ways about it a total coward.

  • Rob Walleston

    Could they take the sales tags off the clothes next time.

  • PistolPeterson

    Clint Eastwood was right. “Empty Chair”.

  • Chris Scott

    I am more concerned by his working “behind the Red Curtains”…symbolic?

  • tp517

    I see the phone.
    Where is the pen?

  • Exodus2011

    I don’t think Putey Pute will be very afraid of Barry … there is not ONE, but TWO empty chairs in the pic! ….

    Keep working to get this WEAKLING and LIAR, REMOVED Patriots

    IMV, the ammo that hits home to the broadest section of the American Public is this:

  • pink

  • Wrinkly cankles

    Michelle’s jeans and Malia’s shirt.

  • sicoit

    Hullo, my name iz Peggy! How can I hep u?

    • cvmoonshadow

      LMAO WINNER!!!!!

      • sicoit


  • Randy Willmott

    He was actually on the phone with AAA setting up a vacation to Hawaii. It’ll be the first time he’s been there. 😉

  • Marcello Costarica

    Hello Vlad? Hussein here, look, I did what you asked, I betrayed Poland, stopped the sanctions that were working against Iran, blamed Israel for all the troubles in the Middle East, let you and Syria do what you want, decimated America’s military and screwed up America’s economy, now I’m getting flac on this Ukraine thing, whoever they are, can you maybe throw me a bone and give me some international cred? Thanks, I’ll be sure to prevent the US from getting our own oil like you asked if you do me this one solid…

  • Jim Niven

    We have a complete idiots in the White House

  • Is this America?

    Where is the flood?? I mean jeans that are too short?

  • Helen Decker

    He really wasn’t on the phone to Putin, I just got word he was on the phone with

    Mother Shipton of the UK

  • Tony Farkas

    How come he’s not wearing his bicycling helmet? Things could get rough …

  • sicoit

    “Is this Jake, from State Farm”?

  • Anonyme

    I wouldn’t be surprised if it were true, but where did the story that BO was put on hold for over an hour?

  • Richard J Reed

    Well. He said “I have a Pen and a Telephone” We see he used the Phone, whats he going to do with the pen? Write Putin a nasty note? Or issue another Executive Order that has nothing to do with the situation?

  • Will Iam

    He was really on the phone with dominoes ordering a pizza.

  • angelsinca

    From the same team that brought us President with Fake Shotgun.

  • Korton

    He is using his new mini teleprompter on the desk… Putin give me back my pen… I finally found my phone on my desk… Your just being a meanie…

  • Pat Clarke

    He’s not talking. He’s listening. He probably knows better than to talk back to his superiors.

  • Lnmac

    Yah…..pepperoni AND sausage. 20 minutes? No, make it in 15 or I am drawing a red line….

  • Will Iam

    He was actually talking to me.

  • tomthumb

    What’s the deal with his arms being different size’s

  • canucksam

    Doesn’t look like he’s brandishing the phone. Brandishing means waving a weapon (in this case phone) around in a threatening manner. Maybe he’s on the horn making a date with Beyonce or JayZ.

  • Debbeth

    As most narcissists do… they don’t want to actually do anything, they just want to BE SEEN to be doing something.

  • BAW

    I’m thinking leftist would think he looks really tough in that picture. Or is it just cool?

  • Sam Shoemate

    Would have been more effective if the photo showed him shirtless, wrestling a teddy bear?

  • bhhntr

    this man is an embarrassment.

  • SteveGoldsch

    1982 called…they want their phone back.

  • SteveGoldsch

    $1 trillion in “economic stimulus” and still no speaker phone in the Oval Office?

  • mary dunlap

    He’s trying the Ronald Reagan, natural, I-really-mean-it, look. At least his feet are off the desk.

  • Ellen Lambert

    “Nah…they think I’m talkin’ to Putin. Make it an xtra large, regular crust, triple meat and extra cheese. Take it to the very back door so Michelle doesn’t smell it or my ass will be grass…” That is the REAL threat…

  • docscience

    All those years of experience in the adjunct faculty lounge of a minor public university are really paying off now.

    • Tom Winegar

      Amen and finally someone says it.

  • Comrade Hadenov

    So Putin is invading the nation of Ukraine and the response from the WH? A picture of obama! Can you believe this, because I personally have never seen this before and am shocked, I tell you, shocked!! It’s as if it is all about obama.

  • Diane

    Wow. So presidential. Maybe he doesn’t make enough money to have grown-up clothes???? And I’m absolutely SURE he’s giving Putin “What for!” on that phone! (My guess is that no one is on the other end of the phone, and hasn’t been for 85 minutes).

  • Bob Kennerson

    Typical Denimcrat

  • gracepmc

    Behold — He who rules by the mighty pen and phone!

  • docscience

    Oh no. We’ve lost the advantage of our President being well-dressed with strongly creased trousers.

    If articulate and clean go, there’s nothing left.

    Deep trouble. Get this man a suit, pronto!

  • Mike Gable

    Thinkin’ if he dresses like Reagan and looks like a tough guy, Putin will listen? The question is, how are those touchy-feely policies workin’ for ya now, and why did you miss the briefing you scheduled for Ukranian policy? God help us.

    • no_limit_neckbeard

      Barry couldn’t look manly with a full beard and bandoliers criss-crossed over his bare chest.

      • SMH-DraggingMyHeels

        ^_^ Hilariously true/Sadly accurate!!

      • Laticia

        That was a mind picture I could have gone through my life without having…

      • JoH113

        Oh…oh, hell! My eyes gagged and vomited reading that! >.<

    • SMH-DraggingMyHeels

      Equal parts of hahaha & AMEN to you @michelegrzywacz:disqus

      (too funny)

  • Kelvinator

    In the words of Manbearpig “why doesn’t anybody take me cereal”?

  • Douglas H Lang

    Finally Obama acknowledges Clint Easteood by sending his own empty chair to the nat sec briefings! Although he wasn’t, like Clint! Doing it for comedy effect! Or was he?

  • no_limit_neckbeard

    Putin is playing chess when tiddlywinks are more Bathhouse Barry’s speed.

  • Archie262

    What about the photo of the National Security Council meeting? What? He didn’t go? Never mind.

  • KnowYourRightsFool

    It’s not the red phone so I think we’re ok.

  • Zeke

    When translating Obama/the left, you have to remember who they are pandering to. Barry wants to let his peeps know that this whole Russia/Ukraine thing is just a speed bump in our progressive transformation. He and Vlad have the whole thing wrapped up behind the scenes (remember “I’ll have more flexibility after the election”) and the denim and work shirt pic is just to tell the lefty voter that all’s chill. He’s not gonna’ get all worked up about some major country invading some lesser country. That don’t legalize pot OR raise taxes! “Ain’t nobody got time for that!” Barry’s cool.

  • KnowYourRightsFool

    Notice the land line, the NSA intercepts cell signals, and Obama doesn’t want his conversations recorded.

  • no_limit_neckbeard

    I wonder when the WH will post a pic of Barry napping in his chair with his feet on the desk. Barry would look more natural.

  • Steven

    But this is not a selfie…will Putin take this photo seriously? I can hear the photographer now giving instructions to Obama…”c’mon Barry, show me some disappointment… no, meanness – work with me baby! Okay now put your hand on your hip…good, good, now lower your head to the right, now show me your game face! Right on baby, that’s it!”

  • Tom Winegar

    If he threatens Putin with his pen he just might wind up with his own crisis on the level of the one Kennedy caused and had to face over Cuba. Obama is just the kind of person that could lead to a nuclear showdown and he just doesn’t have the balls or experience for it. There is a reason why after WWII America decided to become the leader of the free world and police the planet. Those very intelligent people regardless of their politics were all patriotic and saw what happens when a moral country doesn’t take the lead. Now as we descend into chaos do what you can to get your Tea Party, Conservative Democrat and Independent friends and acquaintances to vote Republican this Fall before it’s too late. The Rhino traitors can be dealt with by flooding your representatives offices and getting them replaced but for now we must get the Democrats out of their position of power.

  • GaryTheBrave

    Anyone know the time difference between DC and Moscow? If this is early/mid-afternoon then wouldn’t it be after midnight in Moscow?

    • libknot

      Moscow is 9 hours ahead of DC.

      • Kakarot

        In more ways than one, it seems.

      • GaryTheBrave

        Okay, so if the photo metadata (the EXIF) showed that it was taken after 3:00 PM that would make it after midnight in Moscow. I don’t know the layout of the WH but if those windows face west then it is an afternoon photo. If they face east then it would be morning which would be preferable.

  • Marty65

    I am sure it took his PR staff hours to decide what would make him look Presidential. That is a major undertaking for this President.

  • Maryland_Malcontent

    Is The Kremlin/Putin on Twitter? If so, they are missing an opportunity to release a pic of Putin LHAO while on the phone with obama…

  • Brett the Brit

    Is he calling Jay-Z for advice?

    • DC is Evil

      No……Beyonce. They have more in common.

      • Brett the Brit

        Beyonce would be for what jeans to wear.

        • QueenB

          Beyonce wouldn’t be caught dead in the jeans Obama wears.

  • NWaff

    Hey Putin, before I comment about a “red line in the sand” In Ukraine, can we make a deal on how you’re going to bail me out of another empty threat?

  • Tom Winegar

    Any idiot knows that the Ukraine is the one region that Russia wants back more than any other. It was once referred to as the breadbasket of Russia for a reason. The Ukraine is in a partnership with NATO so things could get dicey if NATO decides to make a stand there if it looks like Russia might invade. Our current temporary occupant of the White House wouldn’t lift a finger if a threat of invasion was off our coasts so for the first time an American President is AWOL in a world crisis where leadership is necessary. I can imagine what Reagan would be doing now but then he would have never allowed America to become as weak as it is now. The Democrat Party has become the clown club of the planet.

  • DC is Evil

    Every time I see a picture of Obama with his skinny wrists exposed, I wish I could invite him to my gym for a “deadlifting summit”.

    Call me old school, but I prefer my presidents to look like they might be able to lift more than 20 pounds off the floor.

    • Tom Winegar

      I would also prefer that our Presidents have served in uniform and better yet experienced battle.

      • DC is Evil

        That would help, but I don’t think we’ll see another President that HAS served in uniform and experienced battle in our lifetime.

        The last one to do both was H.W. Bush, and before him, Gerald Ford.

        • iconoclast

          Allan West

          • DC is Evil

            Well…….except Allen West hasn’t been a president.

          • iconoclast

            You were speaking about the future.

        • Tom Winegar

          Maybe I just miss the Great Depression / WWII era politicians that were good Presidents because they were hardened for the job.

  • Rabid

    Valarie,pick up the phone,dammit!!…I need you to tell me what all the big words mean!!

    • Stephanie S

      Excellent except I believe it went like this, “Mommy? Mommy Val are you there?”

  • SisterMary

    Gee, all I noticed was the empty chair.

  • Russ Laney Sr.

    “Uh…yeah, Michelle says I do need my bike helmet back, and…um…err could you send that reset button back too?”

  • iconoclast

    The rest of the world is not impressed as much with US style over substance as the majority of American voters, Barry. Maybe you will actually have to stick around for a National Security Council meeting next time.

    • no_limit_neckbeard

      But but…that would require the libtard messiah getting off his bony arse & actually doing his job.

      • iconoclast

        Too late for that now. A lifetime of free passes has trained Barry to never doing the job. And, like all grifters, Barry thinks talking is the same as working.

  • fireandreamitchell

    Obama and his special friend.

  • Roberta Crichton

    Certainly, the rate at which the formerly wealthy nations of the West have nearly come to a standstill due to their collectivist tendencies is one of the prominent features of recent history.

  • CheriCAL

    In their twisted brains they believe this pic makes him look “macho” and “tough”. It would be funny if we all weren’t so screwed.

    • Jeanne DeSilver

      His “stylist” tried to make him look “sexy”, trying to hold on to the women’s vote for the democrats.

  • aliswell

    “Yeah, the Meatlovers extra large, please. And throw in an order of buffalo wings, too.”

  • Kirk Billingsley

    You can dress like Reagan, attempt to act like Reagan, but Barry, you are no Reagan. If you were Reagan, Putin wouldn’t be in Ukraine. The WH aides believe we are all as dumb as the lemmings that voted for this knob!

  • Dave S

    Thats not Putin on the phone… He is on hold for Jay Z planning the next bash

  • Skevvy

    Looks like Putin is talking to Obama. “Yes, Vlad. O K Vlad. Yes, i did say I could be more flexible…. I gotta go Vlad, tee time in ten minutes, call me back….”

  • san rafael blue

    This is but one of many File Photos the staff had Obama pose for. Notice the timelessness of the photo? That could be a stage prop mural taped outside of those windows. Most likely the ‘phone’ is not connected to anything but the duct tape holding it on the wall.

  • F. De Moraes

    He should have been wearing a pink leotard, some floppy shoes and a red nose because that’s have Putin sees him!

  • kssturgis62

    Oh please he is on the Phone to the “Quit Smoking Help Line”.

  • First Amendment

    It is psychological warfare against American people. He is standing to our RIGHT. Wearing cowboy jeans. This is what pampered Marxists think masculinity looks like. Pajama boy took the photo

  • John

    Those Drapes are Hideous.

  • Connie Chastain

    Would love to see the other end of the line — Putin laughing? I don’t agree with the invasion, but this is hilarious

  • Guest

    Lookin sharp as a marble in his jordache mom jeans

  • Mike

    Obama knows how to deal with Putin!

  • stevethird

    Hey I’m 6’3″ and 255 and those mom jeans are scarin’ the livin’ Bejesus outta’ me, alright. Scared of what could happen to this country in the next three years of the regime of President Barack Hussein Foodstamp.

  • Guest

    nothing more intimidating than our fearless leader looking tough in his jordashe mom jeans

  • stevethird

    Maybe he’s inviting Putin to come and visit him at that Bathhouse in Chicago?!

    • Rabid

      He has their reservations number on speed-dial.

  • Peacelanese

    “Hello 80’s? No its BARRY! Barry Sotero…”

    • Rabid

      The best thing about the 80’s was never having heard of Barack Obama,or Barry Soetero .

      • Katie Bell

        So true! Life was SO much better before we came to know those names.

  • Sonya A. Willis

    Resolute desk, flags, and jeans. Putin is trembling in his Cossack.

  • rickeyroma

    content and character mean nothing to these people…. only the spin.

  • HerculesLoadmaster

    Obama isn’t even using the red phone. So much for a crisis.

  • Flyn_Bryan

    THIS is what happens when you elect an amateur with no experience to the White House.

    • Jeanne DeSilver

      World leadership is not for beginners!

    • Donnie Lowe

      It is all going according to his plan of the destruction of America and Israel he is no dummy even the health care mess is going according to his plan.


      Saul David Alinsky
      (January 30, 1909 – June 12, 1972)

      was an American community organizer and writer. He is generally
      considered to be the founder of modern community organizing. He is
      often noted for his book Rules for Radicals.

      “How to create a social state” by
      Saul Alinsky

      There are 8 levels of control that must be
      obtained before you are able to create a social state. The first is the most

      1) Healthcare – Control healthcare and you
      control the people.

      2) Poverty – Increase the Poverty level as
      high as possible, poor people are easier to control and will not fight back if
      you are providing everything for them to live.

      3) Debt – Increase the debt to an
      unsustainable level. That way you are able to increase taxes, and this will
      produce more poverty.

      4) Gun Control – Remove the ability to defend
      themselves from the Government. That way you are able to create a police state.

      5) Welfare – Take control of every aspect of
      their lives (Food, Housing, and Income).

      6) Education – Take control of what people
      read and listen to – take control of what children learn in school.

      7) Religion – Remove the belief in the God
      from the Government and schools.

      8) Class Warfare – Divide the people
      into the wealthy and the poor. This will cause more discontent and it will be
      easier to take (Tax) the wealthy with the support of the poor.

      Any of this sound familiar?

  • AZWarrior

    Hard to look tough in mom jeans……….

  • Indynana

    Putin better be careful – Obammy will furrow his brow !

  • iconoclast

    Probably a conversation with Lois Lerner’s attorney demanding the promise of a pardon before Barry leaves office. Certainly Barry has the right Attorney General for pardons like that.

  • Lippenheimer

    The photo would be more effective if Barry had a beer in his hand and his foot on a chair.

  • Dawn Pannozo Weston

    He must be serious this time, see, his sleeves are rolled up.

  • Frank Grayson

    A lot you guys know! He was ordering pizza.
    You know, the important stuff.

    • OK-OK-OK

      Can you blame him? He can only eat pizza when Michelle’s out of town.

  • Lobabe

    Ah, i see the chair is still empty

  • Cheryl Nelson

    Is that a cord on that phone? Throwback Thursday?

  • Amy Jo Dutton Ferriss

    Frankly, I don’t care if he did talk to Putin or not. I don’t care if this was a photoshop deal or not. The truth is, he is NO LEADER. He wouldn’t know true leadership if it slapped him in the face. Not only has he torn this country apart, diminished our standing in the world, caused a great loss of jobs, caused a loss of health care insurance for his Obamacare trash that costs us piles more than it worth, but it’s been scandal after scandal…LIES, ARROGANCE, and HYPOCRISY worse than even Jimmy Carter himself. I don’t know about anyone else here, but I don’t care anymore. I want this Garbage-in-Chief booted, tried for treason, and banished from my country.

  • hwy505

    Hand on hip? Is he going to sashay around the Oval Office?

    • Indynana

      OH NO ! he has his sleeves rolled up! He means business now!

  • lraivala

    Obama making call to Putin: Press 1 for Russian, Press 2 for call back when you can speak Russian.

  • emsinmd

    I’m more curious about the new draperies. What happened to the beautiful and likely expensive gold ones?

    • lraivala

      They removed them for the photo op, as they know how much Putin hates the Muzzlim_brotherhood.

  • Vikki

    He’s got the teleprompter lying flat on the table, I’m sure.

  • marilyn

    Looks like the window washer picked up the phone.

    • prado4587

      Ha…watch the libs get bent out of shape that someone who’s half white will be mistaken as manual labor

  • Duke

    Probably not even talking to Putin but calling the golf course for a tee time.

  • lraivala

    Hey, I want me one of those cell phone batteries that last 90 minutes (continuously), Mine only goes for about 44 minutes straight through.

  • LegalizeShemp

    What’s he having for dinner, “Chicken Kiev”?

  • lraivala

    Obama: I’d like to place an order for a large one topping pizza?

  • Acethepug

    Is there ANYTHING this nattering popinjay won’t use as a cheap photo-op? And a Narcissistic, poorly-done one at that?

    Obama, it really, truly, ISN’T ALL ABOUT YOU!

    What a tool. What a Narcissistic tool he is.

  • Art Dunham

    Relax, folks. He is just calling down to the W.H. kitchen for pizza!

  • OK-OK-OK

    The purpose of the photo is to provide evidence however weak they he actually did speak to Putin because nobody believes what he says without seeing proof.

  • Yeah Buddy

    He was booking a tee time.

  • Timothy Western

    Why when I saw this did I think. Hey Obama looks like he’s dressed like Mike Rowe. Though the shock for me is if that’s the oval office no shirt and tie? Is he wanting to create a distraction over his clothing?

  • Eli Celnik

    O’bummer trying to look like he is in charge. But it l9oks so phoney. Could be ordering Pizza from Domino’s.

  • Art_Fold

    Wait a minute…are those green leaves on the tree outside the window behind his head? Just when was this photo taken? It’s still early March in DC.

  • roknrod4u

    BREAKING NEWS: Whitehouse releases its own “Empty Chair” pic

  • SheilaK

    And….we know someone (?) is really on the other end, how exactly?

  • Worship Dancer

    wait did he raid mooches’ closet for man jeans?

  • walter homple

    Our President’s Merkin Muffley moment.

  • Paulyho

    Well, hey! He’s REALLY serious! He’s got his hand on his hip!!!

  • Kent Jenkins

    ….and hand on hip shows he means business

  • Curt Tilleraas

    I think they’re just putin us on.

  • MuzzleHead Wayne

    He was asking Putin to give him his pen back or he will tell MOOCHELE.

  • Marsha Darlena Freeman-Ewing

    note, his sleeves are rolled up – either he’s getting ready to go to work or get in a fight

  • Michael McClelland

    Couldn’t he find his pen? That would scare Putin!

  • barackHUisINSANEobama

    What was the weather like? Lots of green bushes and lots of sun in the photo. No snow or cloudy skies? I think this is an old photo..

  • Kelly Layne

    Who gives a crap what he is wearing the fact that he has a photographer in his office talking to Putin on serious matter is very disturbing to me anybody else

    • Bill Phillips

      So you fell for it then? You really think he was talking to Putin? Seriously? ….Heheheh

  • Hotlanta Mike
  • Rob Ca

    Likely just a useless stock picture.

    Barry was likely on bended knees for 90 minutes just begging Putin for more time.

  • Burly Bergeron

    maybe he’s really ordering a pizza

    • Nam Vet 67-68

      most likely KFC:))

  • RenoDude

    It’s part of a photo shoot for a jeans commerical. The phone call was a prop.

  • DS11T

    He wasn’t talking to Putin, he was setting up his next tee time !!!!

  • sako204

    Notice his sleeves are rolled up implying he’s hard at work. They should have left his puny, twig-like arms covered up. They look like they’d snap if he picked up a gallon of milk.

  • sako204

    Maybe he’s trying to get Reagan on his Super-President Phone.

  • Michael Mc Cullough

    “Putin, I am very serious. Either you withdraw your troops, or I will have to resort to using harsh language. And maybe forcing you to sign up for ObamaCare. That’ll teach you.”

    • ColdHeartedPatriot

      “How do you know I’m serious? I’m standing here, hand on hip, wearing my campaign-rally-at-an-assembly-line outfit, having my picture taken – of course I’m serious!”

  • deadpammy

    I guess this is how the Zombie ppl view as “real men clothing” I’m sure next time they will try camouflage.

  • ColdHeartedPatriot

    This is storyboarding for Spike Lee’s “O”

  • Nucking Futs

    Gee…. remember the good old days when Ronny would refuse to sit in the oval office unless he wore a suit? Empty Chair, empty threats, empty promises, empty head…. liberals, be proud of your leader, I’m sure he will make this all better in his “man pants”.

    • Zach Peterson

      Reagan… heck Carter…. had more class than this liberal loser.

  • Wickedvideoguy

    It is an ad for wrangler

  • supplyguy

    I wonder if he was discussing plans on how to divide the Ukraine between them?

  • Kevin Martin

    He doesn’t fool me…..he’s actually ordering a pizza in this photo!

  • Halo

    He’s calling Valerie Jarrett to ask what to do….

    • OLLPOH ~ OurLifeLiberty

      and she’s not answering…

  • ColdHeartedPatriot

    The Turkish Prime Minister gets the batter in a business suit, Putin gets the hand on the hip in denim. This must be Obama’s mastery of “soft power.”

    • Zach Peterson

      That thing below his chin looks like a slobber rag i’d use for my kids when they were babies.

  • Robert Grisby

    Oh yeah and get me some onion rings.

  • Daniel Buckner

    “You have reached a number that is uninterested or no longer needs to listen to you. Please hang up and resign.”

  • Bill Phillips

    Even when Obama is attempting to look butch …he’s a complete failure!
    Does anyone know what time it was in Moscow?

  • Zach Peterson

    Caption: “Sir… sir… yes sir, sir, yes sir, right away sir, yes sir……..”

  • Bill Phillips

    What next? Obama wearing a Jason Voorhees mask …weilding a chain saw?

  • jetch

    he’s been on that phone for 90 minutes, but all hears on the other end is “if you’d like to make a call, please hang up and try again”

    • Bill Phillips


    • stanford67

      That’s hilarious–because it’s true.

  • wvbh17

    Didn’t anyone notice how skinny his forearms are? This dweeb never held a tool in his pathetic life. I am 72 years old and would snap that pathetic arm like a twig. So Putin, the bear wrestler, is going to fear this worm. I think ,, ummm NYET!!

    • twistedgenius

      I bet seriously he would not be able to last one week / let alone one day in a actual blue collar job, where manual labor has to be performed.

  • Maxx Jr Johnson

    All I see is an empty chair…!

  • Greg Jadwin

    That man is a sissy if I ever saw one. The tougher he tries to act the more queebee he looks!

  • Lyle Kittle

    I see three empty chairs. He’s really ramping it up.

  • Enrico Pallazo

    Why isn’t he holding his pen? Also should have a diverse group of stooges standing behind him. Maybe one of them could have pretended to faint.

  • Diane Stephan

    The drapers are awful.

  • OldRangerF51

    I thought Barry on the bike would be comforting

  • David Pawson

    how do we know he’s on the phone to Putin in that pic? He could just as
    well be on the phone to Pizza Hut or Dial-a-Bimbo.

  • Tricia Pyke

    I don’t buy this picture. There are three empty chairs there I don’t think the president would be talking to putin alone without a general or the secretary of state some one to listen and direct him in the phone call. A chief of staff would be in one of those chairs. He is not talking to Putin he is posing for a picture and that is all he is doing there.

  • Ms. Abigail van Beagle

    Here’s the truth behind the pic:

  • Dave Carson

    Seems like he would be able to afford a cordless phone..

  • AFMomXs2

    All that aside… WTH happened to the pretty Presidential Blue drapes in the Oval office?? WTH color are those drapes?? They clash with the RWB on the flag! Good Lord!! Must have been the Wookie who picked em out..We all know her taste is all in her mouth.

    • felicityva

      They’re mauve. Yep.

  • John Andrews

    What a Putz. Reagan would not even go into the oval office without wearing a jacket. Of course he actually had the utmost respect for the Office of the President of the United States… and the United States. Unlike This….. Pretender..

  • John Andrews

    Oh for the days when we had a real President… Now we have drunk children running wild in a china shop.. One that can kill us all….

  • JR48

    At least he’s not wearing his mom jeans.

  • paperpushermj

    To bad there’s not a picture of Putin on the other side giving O the finger.

  • Jason Simmers

    I remember the days of Reagan who refused to be in the Oval Office without a tie out of respect for that office. I guess when you refuse to adhere to the Separation of Powers, respect for the Oval office goes with it

  • Angelique Arceneaux Hurth

    He is posing, being the “actor” that he always was. He probably said “Hey Guys! Do I portray strength doing this? or this? It’s just not natural you know?” lol

  • ReadItAndWeep

    He may be “on the phone,” but his chair is still empty.

  • dareisay

    Wonder if those jeans are Made in USA, by Glenn Beck’ s company?

  • Patrick Klocek

    On the phone with Putin for 90 minutes? Really!?!?! It looks more like, “you’ve reached the Kremlin. Your call is very important to us. Please wait for the next available agent to take your call …”

  • Jason Bedunah

    If that doesn’t get Putin he’ll brandish his pen next!

  • Tarantula2


  • $94624096

    he has his hand on his hip, we all know what that means in the faery kingdom. Old Obama is ready and willing to bend over so Putin can relieve himself.
    That should slow the troops down.

  • “Rev Jim Jones”

    Don’t count our president out. He may only appear to be swapping pie recipes over the phone but he could easily lay waste to these Russian aggressors. Just look at what he’s done to our economy and military in few short years; that the Russians could not accomplish in a half a century.

  • Roggiedodgie

    He’s got princess fairy written all over him. The moniker has overtaken the 1st gay king.

  • “Rev Jim Jones”

    His body language speaks “staged for the press”. Looks more like he was interrupted by a call than conducting a call.

    Tip to staff photographer – shoot B & W film, have subject wear suit with loose tie and no bitch-pose.

    Please see staged photos from JFK circa Cold War.

  • Guest

    How do we know he was REALLY talking to Putin and not scheduling a tee time?

  • Nick

    I wonder how many pictures they took of O holding a phone and then had to have a focus group decide on this one. “Look, I’m standing holding a phone. I’m not wearing a suit because I don’t mean business and I’m super duper serial. My sleeves are rolled up because I mean business kind of.” This is such a staged piece of garbage.
    Looking tough isn’t the same thing as leading. Playing President has gotten you to this point instead of acting Presidential and avoiding it.
    The WH is amateur hour with clown shoes!

  • Jennifer Stone Harley

    How do we know that he was REALLY talking to Putin and not scheduling a tee time?

  • CGray

    What? Did he make that ‘pressure’ phone call on ‘Casual Friday’? Isn’t the President supposed to wear a SUIT when he’s doing INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS on the job, Mon – Thurs at least?? SHEESH!!!!!

  • coneil5150


  • felicityva

    Another staged photo op for the Clown-In-Chief. We don’t even have proof that there was an actual phone call; he could have just picked up the receiver for the photo. And we wonder why the world doesn’t take us seriously anymore.

  • pdigaudio

    How I miss the days of Reagan and George W. Bush when no one was allowed in the Oval Office without a tie and a jacket. And no one ever put their feet up on the furniture.

  • N0tsurprisedanym0re

    Come on guys, he’s wearing his guy jeans and everything! 😥

  • Corey

    who cares, nothing to see here. Move along.

  • Robin Hill

    Was he really talking to President Putin or does the casual dressing mean he was actually planning his evening gay fest !

  • Rick Sander

    I never see a picture of this guy with a suit on in the Oval Office. Reagan said he wouldn’t enter the Oval without a jacket on and Obama has photos of him kicking up his feet on the 150 year old desk, always in open collar, no jacket.

  • nhthinker

    Did Bo claim Obama’s chair for his own with a growl and left Obama relegated to standing in his mommy jeans?

  • Goldmouse

    Look so unprofessional and an Embarrassment to the Office of the Presidency. A suit and Tie would show more respect for the Office he holds. But then Again what does he care stupid people elected him to destroy the great Nation he and his wife hate so much. Guess he is wearing Jeans so he is ready for another quick Vacation, After all he seems to Take more Vacations then Work.

  • ProBizConservative

    President Reagan ALWAYS wore a suit to the Oval Office. He commented that to be President of the United States was indeed an honor and thus he believed that this honor required more formal attire (at minimum, a suit and tie) whenever he was in the Oval Office.
    We now have a president in a denim short and jeans. His garanimals did not match…

  • lasershot1

    Why not just replace obama with a MAN??

    • Ryan E

      Putin has more muscles in his left pinkie than obama has in his whole body

  • Ryan E

    HAHA , Posing as if he really is doing something . Isn’t that the entire work ethic in America right now ? make it look like you are busy . Posing for the elite nwo plot

  • occams_chainsaw

    Uh..hello….Domino’s…yeah…..I’d like to get that new cheeseburger pizza special with some cinni-twists. Uh….yeah……..1600 Pennsylvania Ave…..just ignore the guards….I’ll let them know you are coming and don’t let them fool you when they tell you they need to do a taste test….

  • Rusty Trombone

    He wasn’t talking to Putin, he was ordering a pizza

  • Hobobob52

    the most disturbing part, to me, is WHY IS THIS A-HOLE STILL IN THE WHITE HOUSE?

  • Starkisses86

    So people will actually think he is doing something for a change. It was probably an automated call where he has to press #1) For English 2) To talk to Valerie Jarrett and to get her spin on things. #3) Are there any new IRS questions??? #4) Benghazi questions??? #5) Oh hell what do I do…since I have no earthly idea and everyone is waiting for me to do something, because I have no spine and everyone knows it now!!!! He has so screwed us!!

  • Daniel Layne

    Mom jeans terrify Russians

  • Mac Marine

    Pinching his cheeks in an attempt to hold back an “Al Roker” monster fart.

  • Connor Kenway

    I see Obama had to put on his mom jeans before he talked to Putin.

  • ManaMoffa

    Wow, Putin made him stand during the entire call. It proves Putin is so antigay! @homophobe

  • ManaMoffa

    Zoom in the photo, there is a tear coming down over his moles

  • SallySaves America

    90 minutes then it’s off to the golf course!

  • IronSun254

    So he jogs in a suit but works in his jeans…

  • Ucanthandlethetruth

    He looks like he is asking him Putin to give back Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring !

  • Right Wired ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Now I know why they’re still making ‘chino’ style jeans.


    Notice – not just 1 empty chair, but three?

  • Nannie boobot

    The rolled-up sleeves give him a pseudo-look of a hard worker.

  • C_W_W

    The point in producing this photo from the Whitehouse is to show Obama with his sleeves half-way rolled up.

    This is a classic campaign pose (read: propaganda symbolism) of a politician “getting down to business”. Thus, showing the easily manipulated Homers how he’s ready to “get his hands dirty” and do some real work.

    Of course, this comes after the president receiving criticism for working out (laugh) in his suit & tie…and, reading the teleprompter to issue another red line speech and, then for giving another speech this time declaring happy hour standing before a group of his cult followers.

    So, the idea of it being to present Obama as leading…which only happens after the fact of his already showing he was doing anything but.

  • maw maw

    he is just posing for a picture he not talking to any body just holding the phone

  • Barbara Nelen

    I think it’s all about the drapes. Did we get new drapes. I don’t remember what drapes were there before, but those drapes look really crispy and new. You sure we didn’t buy new drapes. That’s the only question here the rest of it’s all bullshit.

  • Randy Litka

    Watch out!!! He has his sleeves rolled up!!!!

  • upload

    Dressing like Putin. Trying to grow balls by osmosis.

  • Brandon Brooks

    rolled up sleeves. canadian tuxedo. furrowed brow. that man means business. looks like Bush or Reagan’s brush clearing clothes.

  • ManaMoffa

    Obama’s entire purpose is to to remove Americas military power, moral authority and engine of diplomacy
    Everything he has done and allowed to happen is to reach this goal
    From allowing Prt Tranny to release all the diplomatic cables, to ending
    DADT, to troop reductions , to removing all competent military leaders,
    to ALLOWING Snowden to get away with all the NSA data…… was all
    designed to reduce America in every area.
    The first thing Kerry did in reaction to the Ukraine situation?
    Promote homosexual rights to countries that don’t believe in that idiotic
    notion. This was to drive them away from siding with the US

  • Margie8

    This is what really happened…

  • Margie8

    This is what happened…(I screwed it up the first time, of course!)

  • Anne

    Probably not even talking to Putin. Not that he didn’t talk to him, but I’ll bet this is a staged photo.

  • BillyBlondie Wrenn

    Papa John”s probably put him on hold.


    The attire is appropriate for the most non-serious occupant of the oval ever.

  • NWObama

    At least in this photo he’s not holding the phone upside down…

  • John Daisley

    “That’s ok i can hold”.!!!

  • NWObama

    “You wanna know what comes between me and my Calvin’s? Nothing.”
    No, wait… That’s what’s between his ears.

  • Saltporkdoc

    1).I wonder how we know he is even on the phone to Putin?
    2). I’ll bet he was just checking his tee time!
    3).Certainly the desk of a BUSY man! Hardly any room for a pen!
    4).OK, that’s your last phone call! Back to your cell!

    Pick one!

  • Barack Hussein Sharpton

    The 1980’s called, they want their f**king clothes back.

  • coldfear

    You have to stand to stomp your feet.

  • Patricia Twiss

    That phone has a cord….huh???