U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his wife Becky are greeted upon their arrival in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, March 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)
I used to feature Robert Gates a lot here at PSP, but for some reason I've been neglecting the adorable, fun-sized secretary of defense of late. Why is that? Will you look at the shot above? SO CUTE. Look, he has a miniature wife, too! Could you die? Wait, look, here's another shot:
OMG, they are like puppies! They are little dolls surrounded by big people in costumes bending over to say hello and it is just the cutest thing EVER. My Li'l Secretary of Defense™®!
Speaking of which, here he is on March 12 with the King Hamad of Bahrain in a very fancy Heraldic Sofa* photo-op:
(AP Photo/ Mandal Ngan, pool)
Robert Gates is just a precious, precious china figurine. So tiny. So perfectly formed.
*A close relative of the beloved Matching Armchairs photo-op.