Obama picture remixed – transformed in meme

This Is What The Internet Did To A Photo Of Obama Shooting A Gun

The White House asked that the picture not be photoshopped. The internet responded with… this.

The White House released this photo on Saturday, with a standard request not to photoshop.

The White House released this photo on Saturday, with a standard request not to photoshop.

Pete Souza/The White House

This is the standard disclaimer released with every photo posted to The White House’s Flickr Photostream: “The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.”

But the internet said ‘Yes We Can.’

But the internet said 'Yes We Can.'

Some people used it as a political statement.

Some people used it as a political statement.

Some thought Obama looked like a Red Coat.

Some thought Obama looked like a Red Coat.

Others thought it made him look like a Union soldier.

Others thought it made him look like a Union soldier.

The internet pondered an Obama shooting game..

The internet pondered an Obama shooting game..

Some thought it made the president look macho.

Some thought it made the president look macho.

Others mocked Obama for not being very adept with firearms.

Others mocked Obama for not being very adept with firearms.

Other interpretations of the same image:

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/obama-skeet-shooting-photo/photos