13 Fascinating Moments In Photos From the Obama Inauguration

1. My god. Just look at that view! 


Photo Credit: (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

2. Friends For Life. President Obama and Vice President Biden: officially the cutest BFFs in Washington.


Photo Credit: (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

3. Not quite so cute: President Clinton's amazing creeper stare. You can practically hear the heavy breathing.


Photo Credit: (NY Mag)

4. Schumer-bomb. Unfortunately, Chuck Schumer was there to one-up him.


Photo Credit: (About.com)

5. Eric Cantor Not Impressed. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is not a happy camper.


Photo Credit: (@mattspencedc)

6. Fashion statement. Uhh... is Scalia's hat (left) some kind of ethnic thing? Also: jowly.


Photo Credit: (NY Mag)

7. Eye in the Sky. Above it all, everyone's in good hands thanks to the Secret Service's Counter Sniper Team. Not pictured: their counter-sniper-rifle-sniper-rifles.


Photo Credit: (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

8. Malia's New Dance. Malia Obama is soooooo excited!


...but maybe not Sasha...


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9. Was That Racist? George Stephanopolous apparently is unable to distinguish Morgan Freeman from Bill Russell... wearing a Celtics hat.


10. The Parade. Barack and Michelle: crazy excited. Also pictured: Hitman.


Photo Credit: (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

11. Whipping Out Something Different. Is it inappropriate to say that Jill Biden looks a little ... dominatrix-y in that outfit?


Photo Credit: (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

12. Romney 2012. From The Onion, the last desperate tactic of the Romney campaign:


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13. The Now-Famous-Eye-Roll. Michelle gives Boehner a cringe-inducing writeoff:


GIF Credit: (Mattyrab)

14. One Last Look. And for your requisite 'awwww' moment, what might be one of the best moments of the President's life:


GIF Credit: (@nowthisnews)

Credits for photo compilation to The Week, NY Mag, About.com, and The Blaze.

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Tom McKay

Tom is a staff writer at Mic, covering national politics, media, policing and the war on drugs. He is based in New York and can be reached at tmckay@mic.com.

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