Is Obama 48 or 44?

Stylish Prez, Hideous Birthday Cake | NBC Washington .




Yes, yes, I know that Obama is the 44th president of the United States, but this cake is his BIRTHDAY cake. Shouldn’t it say ’48’? And what’s with the octagon beneath the cake? (An octagon represents the Quarters and Cross-quarters–Wiccan holidays. Or maybe it’s just a stylish plate with an ugly cake.