Our President is awesome. President Obama had a photo-op with U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, the young woman who became a meme sensation over the summer after making this face when stood on the podium to receive the silver medal on the London games. (via Yahoo)
There's been a lot of discussion surrounding the role of women in the London 2012 Olympics. It was the first Olympics in which every participating country allowed women to compete, where an African-American girl took home gold for the Olympics team for the first time, and where McKayla Maroney's Vogue face took over our computers with its pure memeability. Ryan Lochte may have shown the world that he's essentially a real-life Hansel from Zoolander, but it was the female athletes who really made a splash when it came to their impact on social networking sites.