Our country really is in good hands if this is the kind of smart and creative problem solving Barack Obama uses around Capitol Hill.
Every parent raising hormonal teenagers knows that the greatest threat to national security is a tattoo. They can all relate to living in that seven-year window period of fear that at any second their household can be struck down with some unforeseen tattoo terrorism.
The President comes prepared, though.
He has a rather brilliant plan to dissuade First Daughters Sasha and Malia from rebelling with ink that isn’t Sharpie.
“Michelle and I have used this strategy when it comes to things like tattoos,” Obama tells Today reporter Savannah Guthrie. “What we've said to the girls is, if you guys ever decide you're going to get a tattoo, then Mommy and me will get the exact same tattoo, in the same place, and we'll go on YouTube and show it off as a family tattoo.”
Not only is he a President, author, and pretty good bodyboarder. This is just genius.
Now speaking for ourselves, personally? We wouldn’t mind this at all.
The President getting the same tattoo as you?! Where on the ballot do we vote and pass this issue through? How do we write to our respective congress people to get the bill passed where Obama and you go to the local tattoo parlor and get matching U.S. flags and bald eagles? Because the thought of that will always remain permanently cool in our minds.
Then again, we see him as Obama and not “Dad.” As Barry and not “Daaad, stop saying ‘Yolo,’ you’re so embarrassing!”