TMZ caught up to Anita Pointer at LAX Friday and she tells us she's hurt the Commander in Chief never banked on the opportunity to blend his famous election platform "Yes We Can" with their 1973 classic -- which happens to be about making the world a better place.
Anita tells us she even reached out to the White House to ask about performing the hit tune for the Prez -- but heard crickets back.
So the question is, will she vote for him after the snub? Is there hope she can still sing at the W.H. -- ya gotta watch and find out.
And, in case you forgot, here are the Pointer Sisters in all their glory ...