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The First Lady's Bangs Are Now White House Portrait Official! (Flickr)

First Lady Michelle Obama (Click to enlarge)The often imitated, never duplicated First Lady Michelle Obama has a new White House portrait. Recently she said she cut herself some bangs because that's as wild as she's getting with the mid-life crisis she's having this term. At first I was all, "I dunno about these bangs, Miz O." But after the inauguration I was like, "BANGS! BANGS! BANGS!" Heck, even I want some bangs. Do you know they sell "clip-in" bangs? CLIP-INS! It's the first time I've ever wanted to add hair to my head. Besides, I made a promise to myself to never cut my hair again, so clip-ins are a way I can get some of that bang action without chopping the front of my homegrown wig.

But enough about me ... more about bangs.


(H/T Jezebel)



Standing at the Mountaintop, Talking About Hair Bangs

Photo via The White House

The romance is over and has settled into quite a marriage. It's not perfect, but this thing between "us" ("us" being most black people, various minority groups, the LGBT community, certain women folks, pragmatic progressives, MSNBC viewers, Democratic voters, young people and folks who are really invested in Michelle Obama's hair choices) and President Obama is "real." This is it. So let's just enjoy this moment before the hangover and the GOP crashes the party and we're all back to arguing about what is obvious and stupid. Let's look back at our works and marvel and wonder and hope and be optimistic, but know what we're getting into this time around.


Golden Girl: Michelle Obama Greets Olympian Gabby Douglas

First Lady Michelle Obama greets U.S. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and her mother prior to appearing on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” at the Tonight Show Studio in Burbank, California, Aug. 13, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)