Obama pretends to be caught in Spider-Man's web

His staff tweeted this official White House photo shortly after Time named the president its Person of the Year

By Prachi Gupta
December 19, 2012 11:04PM (UTC)
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(Pete Souza/The White House)

President Barack Obama maintained his Internet-cool image when his team released this official White House photo, also featured in the online Time Magazine spread that named Obama Person of the Year:

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The photo was taken in the Outer Oval Office on Oct. 26, 2012. In this case, Spider-Man is a White House staffer's son.

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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