In which we look back at simpler times.

President Barack Obama pretends to be caught in Spider-Man’s web as he greets 3-year-old Nicholas Tamarin just outside the Oval Office on Oct. 26, 2012, in Washington, D.C. Spider-Man had been trick-or-treating for an early Halloween with his father, White House aide Nate Tamarin, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. (Pete Souza/the White House via Getty Images)

Remember when we had a president who didn’t send children into hives and fits of tears?