Barack Obama turned 49 on Wednesday, a milestone he marked away from the public eye at his home in Chicago. But even the president of the United States couldn't escape the withering gaze of the Twitter birthday police.
CBS White House reporter Mark Knoller says the president is not personally to blame for his rapidly declining good looks.
In other news, Happy Birthday, Mr. President. It's his 49th. In recent days, he's been lamenting his gray hair. Could be the job, not age.
New York Daily News White House correspondent Ken Bazinet blew the lid off the Secret Service's pastry racket.
POTUS laments Secret Service wouldnt let union pals give him cake today for 49th b'day, joking that "They're probably eating it right now."
Marcy Wheeler, for one, felt something was missing from the festivities.
On his 49th birthday, POTUS will address labor leaders rather than clear brush. What's a birthday w/no brush clearing?
The Washington Post's Ezra Klein revealed he has naive, gullible friends.
My friends celebrate my birthday every year without ever having seen definitive proof that it was actually May 9th. #gotchasuckers
Paul Brandus brought his followers up to speed on this 'Obama' fellow who is 'President'.
On This Day. 1961: Barack Obama was born. He is the 44th President, and has served since 2009.
Huffington Post's Jason Linkins reminded us that today is also the birthday of another special boy...
SO IT HAS COME TO THIS: happy birthday, @mikemadden!
@dceiver It has, indeed. Also born on Aug. 4: John Riggins.
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