You know, if I were any more cynical than I already am, I would suspect that this shot, taken by pool photographer Frank Robichon, was purposefully framed in such a way as to suggest that Barack Obama's Teleprompter overshadows the Man Himself.
But, knowing the press as well as I do, I must admit that I have my doubts.
So I'll just turn it over to You, the Valued Reader then: What do you think? Purposeful slam at our nation's Dear Reader? Or an accidental alignment of a most astounding nature?
I look forward to hearing your answers in the most excellent Comments section below.
TOKYO - NOVEMBER 14: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on U.S. Asian policy at Suntory Hall on November 14, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. Obama is in Japan for two days prior to attending the 17th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Singapore. (Photo by Franck Robichon-Pool/Getty Images)