New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been drawing comparisons to President Obama ever since launching and winning his campaign for Canada's top job last year.
So perhaps it's no surprise that the young, fresh-faced prime minister and the once-young, once-fresh-faced two-term president got along swimmingly during Trudeau's visit to the White House on Thursday.
It went this well:
One of the two men, though, seemed particularly happy to be in the company of the other.
I just wish someone would look at me the way Trudeau looks at Obama... pic.twitter.com/R4VqgDrmb9
— Robyn Urback (@RobynUrback) March 10, 2016
The joke wrote itself.
my goal is to find someone who looks at me the way justin trudeau looks at obama pic.twitter.com/RSqBzvIG6Q
— Taylor Trudon (@taylortrudon) March 10, 2016
There was bonding.
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) March 10, 2016
Babies were held.
— Mashable (@mashable) March 10, 2016
There was even some good-natured ribbing about the one sport Canada is good at.
— The Hill (@thehill) March 10, 2016
They got close to one another.
— The Cut (@TheCut) March 10, 2016
"I...I can't. Michelle will know."
"No one has to know, Barry. No one." pic.twitter.com/yf1xd8Xq62
— Ryan Carey-Mahoney (@thegoodcarmah) March 10, 2016
And somehow, the fortune-tellers at Vogue knew it would happen 24 hours in advance.
— Stephen Wicary (@wicary) March 9, 2016
But apparently the wives were okay with it.