Yes, that IS a tiara on Obama’s head!

Yes, that IS a tiara on Obama’s head!

Really! White House photographer Pete Souza shared this photo of the president wearing a tiara to Instagram on Wednesday as he prepared for the end-of-year Obama photo spread.

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White House photographer Pete Souza shared this photo of the president wearing a tiara to Instagram on Wednesday as he prepared for the end-of-year Obama photo spread.

“Still editing 2014 Year in Photos. I may include this one even though it’s a posed photo. This is from the annual White House Science Fair,” Souza wrote. “The kids from Girl Scout Troop 2612 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, convinced the President to wear a tiara with them for their group photo. The girls had exhibited a Lego flood-proof bridge project.”

It’s funny how Obama donned a tiara, but refused to try on a custom football helmet given to him by the Navy football team in 2013.

“Here’s the general rule: You don’t put stuff on your head if you’re president,” Obama said at the time. “That’s politics 101. You never look good wearing something on your head.”

Maybe he feels more comfortable in a tiara then he does a football helmet. Or maybe he just dislikes the great American past time. He seems to hate everything American.

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