President Obama, happy to be inaugurated

Bush did not smile throughout the ceremony (close-up example below).

 

Obama's smile comes through clearly in the full size.

 

I’ll mark W in the mouse-over notes above. But who are all these other people? =)

 

I was surprised to see Wes Clark sitting next to me, bringing my political curiosities full circle, and I had to wonder what former contenders for the prize think during a moment like this.

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Taken on January 20, 2009