White House prank on Obama causes social media meltdown

The White House staff decided to pull a prank on Obama and now social media has exploded. Photo: YouTube/ABC News.

President Barack Obama is arguably one of the coolest presidents ever. No wonder in the final days of his presidency, his staffers had a bit of fun with the official White House holiday decorations. White House Photographer Pete Souza released some photos of a staffer’s attempt to prank Obama with a set of decorative snowmen currently on display in the Rose Garden, reports Mashable.

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“We’ve been joking that we should move the snowmen a few feet closer to the Oval Office every day to see if anyone noticed,” Souza shared on Instagram.

Another snowman from yesterday. Yes he enjoyed the prank. See previous post for the backstory.

A photo posted by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on

“Then we realised the snowmen were too heavy to easily lift. But finally this morning before the President came to the office, some helpful staff—I won’t say who—moved all the snowmen so each one was peeking through a different window into the Oval.”

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Obviously the internet would break when things like this happen. Some social media users even Photoshopped the photos and giving them funny captions.

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The White House staff pulled a solid prank, as Obama admitted to People earlier this month, snowman decorations freak him out.

“There’s a whole kind of Chucky element to them,” he joked. “They’re a little creepy.”

Some think that this snowman prank on Obama is the last good thing that’ll happen in the White House for a while.

What did you think of this prank? Have you ever pulled a prank on someone?