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President Obama's Eco-Gaffe (PHOTOS)

05/02/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

It doesn't seem like so long ago that the president was first caught shirtless, inspiring "oohs" and "aahs" all across the land. You probably don't recall, though, the other revelation that came along with the knowledge that our president is cut like a Greek statue of someone in very good shape.

I'll give you a second.

OK, give up? The revelation was that the president drinks bottled water.

Oh, say it ain't so, Joe! Bottled water? I'm disappointed, Mr. President-Elect. The message now becomes: Hey, kids! Want to be healthy and look great in a swimsuit like Barack Obama? Exercise for 45 minutes every morning and drink plenty of Aquafina (or Poland Springs, or whatever the hell).

Like it or not, bottled water is something to be concerned about. There's a lot of waste involved -- and a lot of gross, toxic stuff. So it is with sadness that I bring you these two photographs from the president's trip across the pond:

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