I know. It’s Fat Tuesday and we must punish ourselves starting at midnight. Let me think on that for a while. Ok, I’m giving up Spanish rice, Brussell Sprouts and Iodine. But I digress. The Obama portraits. In defense of the former president, I can’t recall any portrait other than Madonna (not the singer) I liked. We all look so plastic when we pose for pictures. The best photos we take are the ones taken when we are not aware. We do not have time to pose the cheesy smile, wink, hair adjustment or nose profile. The only thing I do not get is why he looks like he is sitting on an outside outhouse in deep thought. Michelle’s picture would be accurate if she were 22, which she is not. But I digress.