And the child didn't hesitate in making his feelings known.
As his parents gushed and over-smiled in the company of the Great Man in the White House Oval Office, their young son demonstrated his irritation by planting his face on the presidential sofa.
His body language is pure: "Oh Goddddd, grown-ups are so boooooooring."
The fab photo was taken during a meeting between a retiring Secret Service agent and his wife with Barack Obama in White House.
And who could blame Mr Boreypants for going face-to-cushion on that sofa? It looks mighty comfy to us, too.
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