Barack Obama: Great Orator or Boring Old Man?

The President, speaking at Kalamazoo Central High's graduation yesterday, tried for a JFK "ask not" speech about civic duty and being a good American and all that. It was pretty good. But one kid could barely stay awake. Video!

Besides the kid with Lego hair looking either stoned or bored out of his mind (or both?), the kid in the background here is using every ounce of willpower he has to stay awake. It doesn't always work. But did you know that Barack Obama had a tendency to goof off when he was a kid? It's true, kids! The leader of the free world is just like you! Watch, and listen, carefully:

[Detroit Free Press; Image via AP]