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Picture of Obama with foot on desk sparks anger

obama-foot-on-desk-e1378073890735A picture of Barack Obama with his foot firmly planted on the Oval Office desk was posted at the Drudge Report earlier Sunday, causing outrage among a number of people.

Twitchy said that quite a few people, including Lou Dobbs, expressed outrage on Twitter.

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The Blaze said it’s not the first picture showing Obama’s feet on the historic desk:

Obama feet on desk1Or:

Obama feet on desk 2To be fair, George W. Bush was known to use the desk as a footstool from time to time:

BushSo did Gerald Ford:

FordWhat do you think?  Is Obama being disrespectful?

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