Obama Inaugural Neck Tie Resurfaces

On Friday, Barack Obama wore his cherished inaugural neck tie for the first time since taking the Oath of Office in front of the nation on January 20. The President has shown a consistent tie-reuse pattern over the first two months of his term, and Neck of State is surprised that it took so long [...]

Integrity, Transparency, and Keen Fashion To Have Their Day in the Sun

White House Photo / Chuck Kennedy
Because of a higher-than-normal level of Presidential coverage over the weekend, we’re breaking form and again covering the President’s weekend neck wear for March 7-8. In a brazen show of candid behavior that some critics will call reckless, President Obama was photographed Saturday leaving Washington D.C. for the Maryland [...]

Obama Neck Tie Says He’s Ready to Fight

In his sixth weekly address to the nation, President Obama came off the blocks like a leopard at Gallipoli, vehemently reasserting his dedication changing the direction of the United States, no matter who it angers in Washington. From the video:
I realize that passing this budget won’t be easy. Because it represents real and [...]

Obama Delivers Economic Stimulus, Repeats Neckties

White House Photo: Pete Souza
After decades of intensive training, years of strategy development, months of planning, weeks of negotiation, and ten seconds of penning, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act this week in Denver, CO. The passage represents an important symbolic victory for a President who took office amidst an economic [...]

Obama’s First Eleven Days in Neck Ties

In late January, The New York Daily News put out an analysis of Obama’s neck ties for his first eleven days in office. They concluded that “when it comes to his ties — one of the best ways a man can beam individuality — the nation’s 44th President hasn’t stuck his neck out. All [...]

Obama Town Meeting Series Neck Ties

White House Photo: Pete Souza
President Obama made a series of appearances this week in Town Hall style meetings where he tried to win broad public support for his ailing economic stimulus plan. Because, like fairies, stimulus plans can only survive if you believe in them. It’s Neverlandian democracy in action.
Obama’s only other recourse [...]

Obama Implements Neck Tie Reuse Plan, Reaches Lucky Thirteen

White House Photo: Joyce N. Boghosian
This week, for the first time since taking office, Barack Obama began regular reuse of ties that he had already worn this term, a move which is at once being hailed as a signal that the time for negligent waste is past, and dismissed as a partisan fashion faux pas [...]

Obama Empathetic Storytelling Tie

President Barack Obama, our teacher, storyteller, and secret lover, appeared in his second weekly video address to the nation in the early hours of Saturday morning.  This week he spoke on the aftermath of last year’s Wall Street bailouts. From the video:
Behind every statistic there’s a story. Many Americans have seen their lives turned upside [...]

Obama Economic Stimulus Tie

Original Photo Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing
While on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Barack Obama made a stop with congressional Representatives to push his economic stimulus plan. His choice of a solid, shiny, and red tie is meant to convey the urgency of the brutal economic storm that the United States will face if Congress doesn’t act quicker than [...]

Obama’s Executive Undo Tie

Original Photo Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing
Barack Obama spent the larger portion of Thursday undoing executive orders put in place my the Bush administration.  The dimple’s a bit out of alignment on this solid burgundy tie – President Obama was clearly in a rush to start reversing every act President Bush took in his two terms.  Again, [...]