Because nobody asked.

Via ABC News:

President Obama, in turns out, is no women’s hairstylist.

In a new behind-the-scenes campaign video of the March 8 “Dinner with Barack and Michelle” circulated by the Obama campaign, the president recounts a story about parenting his oldest daughter, Malia.

“My favorite story out of this is Malia, when she was 4, she had a little dance thing. Well, Michelle was gone that weekend so I’m taking her to ballet. And I get her in her little leotard and her little stuff. I did her hair, put it in a little bun,” Obama recalled.

“We get to the dance studio and one of the mothers there right away comes up to Malia — she thinks she’s out of earshot of me — and she says, ‘Sweetie, do you want me to redo your hair?’ And Malia — she’s 4 — says, ‘Yes, please. This is a disaster,’” he said with a grin. “You know, she didn’t want to hurt daddy’s feelings.”

The campaign is excerpting Malia’s quote in a social media push to draw clicks to a donation page: ” Malia Obama: “This is a disaster”,” Obama campaign digital director Teddy Goff tweeted.