Contractors were hard at work making over the Oval Office while the Obamas vacationed in Martha's Vineyard, installing a new rug, wallpaper, chairs, sofas, and tables. More photos of the hot new redesign, below.
Look at the fuzzy new couches:
And the new coffee table is so modern! What will the conservative blogosphere say?
Here's a picture showing some of the old design, for comparison:
So, do you people approve?
You paid for it, after all.
[Correction: Taxpayers did not pay for it! The White House "said the costs were covered by the White House Historical Association, a nonprofit group, through a contribution from the committee that paid for Mr. Obama's inauguration."]
[Images via AP]