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“Depressed Obama,” an animated story by August Smith

This should be on every TV in every department store so the people who need to see it will see it.

Is Obama depressed?


Obama sits behind his large, wooden desk. He feels its oppressive weight. He feels the weight of the pens lined neatly across the top, each as heavy as a small moon. He feels the oppressive weight of the telephone, its gravitas calling his hand every third breath. Michelle enters the oval office. She says something about gun control. Obama is looking at his shoes, thinking about the solar system.”

Read the full piece at the EEEL, an outlet of tNY Press 

story by August Smith
animation by Matt Kresling


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