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Obama really needs to clean the White House mirrors

Is he in college or something?


Andrew Couts


Posted on Feb 12, 2015   Updated on May 29, 2021, 1:29 pm CDT

Fear not, Americans. President Barack Obama is not a Christian-hating zombie cyborg from Muslim Kenya out to take your guns. He’s a fun-loving, selfie-stick–using, can’t-pronounce-February regular guy, just like you or me. 

Also just like me, his house has disgusting mirrors in desperate need of a good Windexing. 


That’s the instant consensus on a new BuzzFeed video that humanizes the leader of the free world with Millennial-friendly everyman activities. 

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While the political purpose of the video is to remind people that they have until Feb. 15 to sign up for health insurance at, all anyone online can talk about is the filthiness of one grubby White House mirror.

As the Internet is wont to do, a parody account immediately popped up on Twitter, pleading for someone at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to scrape off some of that grime. 

The White House is going all-out for the #GetCovered push, and by that I mean his administration is posting tweets showing the Commander in Chief posing with his selfie stick. 

YOLO, indeed, Mr. President. YOLO indeed.

Screengrab via BuzzFeed/Facebook

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*First Published: Feb 12, 2015, 3:10 pm CST