Photo via Pete Souza/Instagram

White House staffers are pranking Barack Obama with snowmen, and he thinks it’s hilarious

He doesn't mind being the butt of a joke.


Josh Katzowitz

Internet Culture

Published Dec 18, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 9:00 am CDT

Something ominous is headed toward the White House, and it’s the kind of unthinkable monster that could have dire consequences for the president and for the country as a whole. That’s right, it’s snowmen who can move and who have a keen interest in looking through Barack Obama’s Oval Office windows.

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Proving that Obama doesn’t mind being the subject of a workplace prank, White House staffers moved the Rose Garden snowmen to look like they were spying on the president while he signed bills.

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Thanks to official White House photographer Pete Souza and his Instagram account, we can see how Obama reacted.

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All of which led the internet to one conclusion.

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H/T Mashable

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*First Published: Dec 18, 2016, 2:28 pm CST