Barack Obama: The Latest in a Line of Cowboy Presidents?

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In an interesting choice of headwear, President-elect Barack Obama, who, in speaking a great deal about bringing change to our country, has tapped into the hope many Americans have for a Democratic wresting of power away from a president who has been caricaturized as a gunslinging Yosemite Sam-style cowboy, is seen in the photograph to the left wearing the style of chapeau most often associated with his cartoonish predecessor:



Of course, the cowboy hat is an American institution and Mr. Obama can be seen as merely the latest in a long line of American presidents who have chosen to don the iconic staple of Western wear:


George W. Bush:


Bill Clinton:


George H. W. Bush:


Ronald Reagan:


Lyndon Johnson:


Theodore Roosevelt:

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