I don't know about you, but who ever is the official presidential photographer, would have been fired long, long ago had we had a real honorable president.
Take a look at this recent photo as seen on Drudge on July 5th, 2010:
Who puts this kind of picture of a so-called American president out for America's consumption?
Who? Maybe those who want him to be seen in a certain light not seen in America's recent or historical history?
Here's some other propaganda pictures that were approved for release.
Now, let's do some compare and contrasting of other famous people that Obama idolizes on the next page?
Yep. We can definitely see who the official presidential photographer sees the US president typifies. We can see, as well, because of the official approval of the released images, whom the president himself sees himself typifying.