Cool Ways to Leave the White House


He might not be ending US intervention in the Middle East, but he’s organizing a music festival at the White House: President Obama is impressing many with his decision to work with the organizers of SXSW to put together a similar event on the White House grounds, which will be called South by South Lawn. Hopefully, the one-day festival will provoke some much-needed political discourse amongst all of us excited that our departing President has great taste in music and “totally gets it,” yeah?

Liz Wood is a freelance editor, fiction writer, and current student in the NYU MFA program. More from this author →