On Sunday Barack Obama nixed the “silly shirt” photo tradition with APEX leaders in Hawaii. He thought “this may be a tradition that we might want to break.”
In Bali today Barack Obama joined the East Asia Summit Leaders in the annual silly shirt photo.
They all loved it… Except Obama.
President Barack Obama stands with China’s Premier Wen Jiabao, center, as they wait to take a family photo at the East Asia Summit Gala dinner in Nusa Dua, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. Others in the photo are, from left, India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Man at back right is unidentified/ (AP/Susan Walsh)