Karl's rule is, when you have a perceptual problem, always attack it head on.
Of course, the closed eyes also offer the hint of spirituality, a theme our faithful leader (and the PR team) also makes sure to drive home. And, because the White House is, above all, a commercial enterprise (as evidenced by that guest list spiced full of fat cat contributers at the State Dinner for the Queen), it also seems appropriate this photo -- situated at the John Deere dealership in Greensburg -- offers product placement, as well.
And then, let's not forget to give credit for that little slice of the flag.
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(image: Jim Young/Reuters. Greensburg, Kansas. May 9, 2007. Linked images: White House photo gallery.)