The president turns 48 today. Kind of old when you consider Active Discrimination Against Gay Servicemembers is a mere teen (age 15), and his younger tweenage sister Federal Ban on Same-Sex Marriage (age 13) is just getting over Hannah Montana. Now show us that birth certificate!
(Photo: The “world’s largest” beader mosaic of Obama, currently on display in front of the White House. via Reuters)
UPDATE: The president celebrates with Times reporter Helen Thomas: