HuffPo on the festivities:
The annual event, which dates back to 1878 when Rutherford B. Hayes was president, features traditional egg-rolling races – as well as obstacle courses, book-readings, musical performances and sports from basketball to tennis. There's even a yoga garden. Officials expect some 30,000 kids and their parents to take part.Poor old backward-looking Rue-therford (that's how Obama pronounces it so it must be correct) wouldn't recognize the jazzed-up, celebrity-studded event.
But lest we forget which star glitters most brightly, let us behold the glorious image of Dear Leader which adorns the basketballs, via Jake Tapper:
It's for the children, people.
Now he's doing push-ups on the court because he's that breathtakingly awesome and it's not about him and he's not trying to monopolize media attention at all.
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