The White House posted this picture of Barack Obama last week on its blog:

Seriously — a halo?  Didn’t we get enough of this during the campaign?  It was bad enough then, coming from the national media.  It says something strange that the White House itself is flacking Obama-halo pics.  I guess they’re looking at the same polls we are …

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