President Obama Needs a Better Umbrella Holder

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Air Force One Staff Sergeant Brian Barnett (L) follows behind US President Barack Obama with an umbrella as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, September 9, 2011. Obama was headed to Richmond, Virginia, where he will discuss what the White House described as "bipartisan proposals to grow the economy and create jobs."       AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Air Force One Staff Sergeant Brian Barnett (L) follows behind US President Barack Obama with an umbrella as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, September 9, 2011. Obama was headed to Richmond, Virginia, where he will discuss what the White House described as "bipartisan proposals to grow the economy and create jobs." AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: JIM WATSON/2011 AFP

As President Obama boarded Air Force One on his way to Virginia today, Air Force One Staff Sergeant Brian Barnett tried to shield his boss from the rain. From the looks of this photo, it wasn't a success. It's not exactly Barnett's fault — Obama, for whatever reason, tends to sprint up the stairs to his airplane. Still, there are some very skilled umbrella holders out there. That Fonzworth guy must be available.