The Insanity Of The White House Easter Egg Roll

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1. Every Easter, the White House lawn is opened to thousands of diverse citizens and vegetables.

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2. The President gives an address flanked by a large bunny costume.

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3. A Patriotic Bunny at least.

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4. He then gives this ‘derp’ expression while playing a lawn sport.

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5. Meanwhile, the first lady oversees a ‘healthy eating’ contest.

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6. Things generally get out of control.

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7. The President then reads privately to his dog.

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8. The President’s children must then win a mandatory skipping contest with the Secret Service.

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9. Meanwhile, the President traditionally has his jump shot blocked by a shorter citizen.

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11. Then arrives the main event: The Children’s Easter Egg Roll.

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12. The children will use a wooden spoon to roll eggs along a line in the grass.

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13. The first to get the egg across the line wins.

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14. The task is difficult and the First Family is often called upon to assist, as is the case of an errant Easter Egg below:

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15. Or the First Family may simply scream encouragement at you.

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16. When one loses, he or she may cry.

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17. With the express understanding that one will be consoled by the leader of the free world.

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18. 135th annual Easter Egg Roll: American Tradition at it’s finest.

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