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20 Reinterpreted White House Photos

A revisionist history of White House photographer Pete Souza's Flickr feed.

Posted on February 6, 2012, at 1:18 p.m. ET

1.

"And what if I did have a gun?"
Flickr: whitehouse

"And what if I did have a gun?"

2.

"Okay, we've got the Zip-Loc bag of brown and yellow M&Ms. What's the next item on Taylor Swift's list of demands?"
Flickr: whitehouse

"Okay, we've got the Zip-Loc bag of brown and yellow M&Ms. What's the next item on Taylor Swift's list of demands?"

3.

Barack Obama and Elie Weisel share a chuckle after short sheeting Biden.
Flickr: whitehouse

Barack Obama and Elie Weisel share a chuckle after short sheeting Biden.

4.

When Souza takes a sick day, everybody pitches in.
Flickr: whitehouse

When Souza takes a sick day, everybody pitches in.

5.

"So nice to meet you too, Meryl. I heard that you're excellent at the limbo."
Flickr: whitehouse

"So nice to meet you too, Meryl. I heard that you're excellent at the limbo."

6.

"Where did you get this tie? I just LOVE it."
Flickr: whitehouse

"Where did you get this tie? I just LOVE it."

7.

Nobody could tell Senator Patty Murray that she looked just like Mrs. Landingham.
Flickr: whitehouse

Nobody could tell Senator Patty Murray that she looked just like Mrs. Landingham.

8.

"Hey Souza, we just shot Bin Laden in the face. Make it look like an episode of 24."
Flickr: whitehouse

"Hey Souza, we just shot Bin Laden in the face. Make it look like an episode of 24."

9.

The Amazing Spidersouza
Flickr: whitehouse

The Amazing Spidersouza

10.

"Vegas, baby, Vegas."
Flickr: whitehouse

"Vegas, baby, Vegas."

11.

The CIA's best man in Cidade de Deus makes his report.
Flickr: whitehouse

The CIA's best man in Cidade de Deus makes his report.

12.

"That's an awkward place for your gloves, 42."
Flickr: whitehouse

"That's an awkward place for your gloves, 42."

13.

"Can you see the socialism sweeping the land?"
Flickr: whitehouse

"Can you see the socialism sweeping the land?"

14.

Bo Obama, Portuguese horndog.
Flickr: whitehouse

Bo Obama, Portuguese horndog.

15.

Obama later remarked that he'd happily trade that pleasant afternoon for a picture of Mitt Romney enjoying cocktails on the back of a yacht.
Flickr: whitehouse

Obama later remarked that he'd happily trade that pleasant afternoon for a picture of Mitt Romney enjoying cocktails on the back of a yacht.

16.

Seven silent expressions of skepticism. Top prize: Rob Nabors (arms crossed).
Flickr: whitehouse

Seven silent expressions of skepticism. Top prize: Rob Nabors (arms crossed).

17.

Cute on the march against Tall
Flickr: whitehouse

Cute on the march against Tall

18.

Aoife was having a right nice moment with the President... when the zombie caught her by the back of the head.
Flickr: whitehouse

Aoife was having a right nice moment with the President... when the zombie caught her by the back of the head.

19.

The less visually interesting the event, the more cameras they send.
Flickr: whitehouse

The less visually interesting the event, the more cameras they send.

20.

"It's always such a pleasure to meet with our American friends and discuss matters of mutual -- SHOTGUN!! ... oh jolly good."
Flickr: whitehouse

"It's always such a pleasure to meet with our American friends and discuss matters of mutual -- SHOTGUN!! ... oh jolly good."