First lady Michelle Obama smiles as she walks to the West Front of the Capitol in Washington for President Barack Obama's ceremonial swearing-in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration.
President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama in the presidential box near the White House as bands march past the presidential box Monday during inauguration parade.
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Before we start rambling on obsessively about Michelle Obama's bangs, let's be clear: The president started it. It was he, after all, who called the new hairdo, unveiled just a few days before the historic occasion of his second inauguration, "the most significant event of this weekend." And he hasn't stopped there. Last Tuesday night, he introduced his wife at the Staff Inaugural Ball: "And the First Lady of the United States, bangs and all ..."