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    President Barack Obama is helped by Vermont Governor Jim Douglas to move a couch in the Oval Office, Feb. 2, 2009. Governor Douglas met with the President about the economic recovery plan. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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    1. moneybegreen 60 months ago

      I have to wonder, who snapped this photo? I mean, I know I would have, but...yeah.

    2. David Deacon 60 months ago

      If I were to guess I'd say Pete Souza since the description says "Official White House Photo by Pete Souza " ;)

    3. sonofamram 60 months ago

      How much disability does the President get to collect if he throws his back out? Is it "own occ" or does it not pay if he can flip burgers at McDonalds?

    4. Imagin' [deleted] 60 months ago

      Im sincere I find this pathetic... guys hes movin a couch...
      and I read

      who else would have done this on their own?
      I know no other President who would do stuff like this on his own
      looking for change
      brilliant

      Are you seriuous?
      Cant he be just a good president?
      This is a programmed picture....
      I hope a President will never move a sofa during his charge....

      Hes not a savyour, hes not a hero... He can be just a good president... and thats not a small thing!

    5. al_judy 60 months ago

      This reminds me of this illustration of how to tell the difference between a friend and a best friend: i.friendfeed.com/06684ceb5d75ee94c0de57ecba3f661ae4ccbef0

    6. D Panda 60 months ago

      All you USA people can be proud of this guy!

    7. Pascale Julia 60 months ago

      In any case, our French president (a fairly despicable guy named Sarkozy) would not be caught dead giving a hand to some Joe with moving a couch. So mean that it makes him stupid enough to forget that it could, at least, be some good PR... Obama is on the way to reconcile the US with the rest of the world.

    8. 不绝江水 60 months ago

      Kudos to dennis. Absolutely genius.

    9. ALE_ssandra/LatitAntE 60 months ago

      hahahaahahhaah hard work :)

      so nice pic!

    10. Jason Simpson 60 months ago

      if you want to do the job right, you got to do it yourself

    11. sprinklegrandma 60 months ago

      I gurantee Michelle came in and made them put it back where it was in the first place. That's what we do!!

    12. Jane_dora 59 months ago

      A man who waits for no one. he knows himself and needs no aires and graces. A real hands on man. Not afraid to get his fingers dirty and boss anyone around, respecting everyone and leading by example.

    13. sahbapasta 59 months ago

      the first comments are hilarious!!

    14. Mason Gray 59 months ago

      Ummm People . . . he's moving a couch. There happened to be a guy with a camera in the room. The guy took a picture. . . . He is moving a couch. If he were levitating it, walking on water to get to it, or otherwise healing people on it, i would be impressed lol but he is moving a couch. Get over it lmao

    15. Arnaldo Alves 59 months ago

      Simplicity is it your mark.

    16. jdog1063 59 months ago

      Uhhh . . . Jim, could you help put the couch back?
      The kids and I pitched a tent in here last night to commemorate the homeless since all those foreclosures hit.
      Gotta get some feel for what they go through, you know!

    17. bavan.prashant 52 months ago

      haha.. looking for change :D

    18. Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 51 months ago

      I have seen this photo in another place

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