Who Is More Macho, 2010 Edition


Whether you're a student of presidential sports history or just a fan of President Obama's feats of fleetfooted derring-do, tremble for your nation as you compare these two executive bike pics:

It's not about the bike!

Courtesy of KayDeeBama.

As a devout Solanist, I believe men are the problem, and I'm generally happy when presidents eschew the kind of alpha male bullshit that was George W. Bush's stock in trade. But looking at these two photos, boy, I'm starting to rethink that position.

Related: Do we really want a president who throws like a girl?

Update: Thanks to commenter Tulpa for noting that Pres. Bush is wearing sissy purple gloves, and to P Brooks for demonstrating why both presidents are in fact pussies. Reason's comment threads, as always, are a frequently embarrassing delight.