While the people of the internet are coping with (or celebrating) executive orders, immigration bans, and a new president, former commander-in-chief Barack Obama is busy debuting his new alter ego: Uncle Barry.
Sporting a pair of flip-flops and a backwards ball cap, Uncle Barry is vacationing with Michelle in the Virgin Islands post-presidency, and we aren’t sure they’re ever coming back.
Obama's on vacation with the hat backwards. He's never coming back. pic.twitter.com/RUakcwwgtT
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) February 1, 2017
Obama really in the BVI in flip flops just chillin pic.twitter.com/k1zb1Z3bQ2
— Believe. (@BR_Nation) February 1, 2017
That moment u see Obama on vacation while the country is headed the direction of his hat
& u realize, IT'S OVER and we're stuck with Trump pic.twitter.com/h30c78Rojo
— Isaac ™ (@IB_9trey) February 1, 2017
Barack Obama may have been a wearer of dad jeans, but Uncle Barry has no time for full-length pants. Shorts and beer are the only way to go. Oh, and hanging out with billionaire Richard Branson.
But when did this transformation take place? When did the suit-clad president and occasional dad-jeans wearer turn into the uncle in charge of the barbecue? Is this a permanent transition?
Some are more concerned with Barack’s return than Barry’s time off.
Obama got his hat to the back like it's 1990 and trump isn't president. GET YO ASS BACK HERE… with respect, sir. pic.twitter.com/wJKI4602Gx
— Robin Thede (@robinthede) February 1, 2017
*Obama comes back from vacation*
Him: "Hey guys! I really needed that 3-week break. Y'all good?"
— Ali aka “Big structural change energy” (@mstharrington) February 1, 2017
While others squabble over the new president and new policies, Uncle Barry has only one thing on his mind: his next beer.