Trying To Imagine Trump In Any Of These Classic Obama Photos

A painful thought experiment, using Pete Souza's new book Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Former White House photographer Pete Souza's new book, Obama: An Intimate Portrait, shows the former President at work, rest and play. It has been embraced by liberals as a soothing and saddening reminder of the dignity and charm which has been lost from America's highest office since Donald Trump took his place. Here for sadistic kicks, we try and imagine what would happen if his successor was supplanted into these classic shots.

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Trump, checking the Cellotape on his overly long tie and smoothing out the foundation on his jowls.

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Trump, hectoring a wheel-chair bound old lady about how big his inauguration crowd was.

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Trump, flicking between news channels for the image of his own face, Twitter poised between his sausagey fingers.

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Trump, making a child cry.

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Trump, asking Donald Trump Jr: "Why is there so much snow out here? Disgusting. Get it moved. No put the shovel down - I mean pay someone to do it."

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Trump, making Angela Merkel put her hands in her pockets and frown.

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Trump, patting Melania on the ass and talking to the men.

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Trump, stood up, telling George: "You know I'm a prince, too. Back in New York. A prince of real estate."