Posted by AzBlueMeanie:
Today's Inauguration event is ceremonial -- President Obama was sworn into office on January 20, just as the Constitution requires. And Chief Justice John Roberts brought index cards to make sure that he got the oath of office right this time!
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama during the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson family Bible, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, stand with the President. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Here is the official White House portrait for President Obama's second term (photo by Pete Souza).