Apparently I wasn't the only person compelled to paint the President when he was newly elected.
Just tonight I discovered a website dedicated to "bad paintings of Barack Obama". I really enjoyed perusing the "bad paintings"--most of them have undeniable charm. I feel fairly certain that my version is successful enough not to wind up among these at:
Bad Paintings of Barack Obama (Just click on each image to get to the next one).
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