Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 3:12PM
The Green Room (again from the White House) has a 1767 portrait of Benjamin Franklin above the fireplace. Don't you think we owe it to this great man, one of the FOUNDING FATHERS of our country, the inventor of the lightning rod, bifocals, and the odometer, the man who started the first lending library, and the first fire department, do we not owe it to him to not hang his portrait too high? I think it is the least we can do! :)
My thanks again to Architectural Digest for the photo.