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Did Obama Give George W. Bush 'Bunny Ears'?

Possibly this is the longest-running common prank of modern times.

Published Sep 23, 2016

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A photograph of current and former U.S. presidents shows President Obama giving former President George W. Bush "bunny ears."

In 2013, all four living former United States Presidents — Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton — gathered with current President Barack Obama for the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. As expected, that assembly of chief executives was photographed for posterity by former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza:

Later, someone performed a little digital manipulation to that photograph to make it appear as if President Obama had given former President George W. Bush "bunny ears" when the picture was snapped:

obama bush bunny ears

Dan Evon is a former writer for Snopes.