Later, after the TV cameras had left, he expressed appreciation for the Library of Congress and added a zinger: "After the last eight years, it's great to have a president who knows what a library is."Too bad the cameras were gone--it would have been must see TV to watch the current occupant's reaction. Probably about the same as the Washington Post newsroom when his victory was announced. But hey, O knows what a library is after spending most of his Columbia years buried in one, according to the book he co-wrote with a former domestic terrorist.
Anyway, the former Beatle played a lot of his great hits. For some reason left out this one..
If nothing else it could have been a sort of self-reflective piece.
Contrary to what HuffPo said there were some cameras rolling. It cut off pretty fast, but the crowd seemed appreciative. So who has the reaction shot?
Althouse is running a poll on O singing Hey Jude--hey, it doesn't bother me. Bush did some silly things, as do all presidents. Apparently after all the singing, praise, and raucous laughter about the former president died down Obama retired to the mansion and ended his day thinking of nothing but the oil spill and jobs, jobs, jobs.
In her comments section people are recommending other appropriate Beatle songs Paul didn't play: Taxman, Back in the USSR, Nowhere Man, Fixing a Hole.. I'd add "Help".