The Worst Day

The President's sad expression when informed of the Sandy Hook killings

White House Photo/Pete Souza

That terrible day - December 14, 2012 - when the President was briefed by security advisor John Brennan on the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Mr. Obama later said in an interview that it was the worst day of his Presidency. (White House Photo/Pete Souza)

4 January 2013 02:11pm
What I do not understand is why is there a photograph of his reaction in the first place? Is someone told we are about to deliver bad news to the president you may want to get a shot of this? Makes no sense if his security advisor is telling him about something so terrible that there is someone in the room to take a photo to begin with.
4 January 2013 02:17pm
It makes no sense because you don't know that meetings are automatically photographed for the record. The photographer. Pete Souza, who was also President Reagan's photograher, is with him at all times. You can follow him on Twitter and ask him for yourself.
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