If you have ever wondered why I keep my boys' hair long, the first and foremost reason is because I just generally dig long hair on boys (and also, to annoy those people who disapprove of such a thing).
Check out the other reason above; THAT FACE.
Ten minutes later he actually started to cry. Not a tantrum-y, screaming objection but a quiet sob that crumpled his sweet little face.
What can I say? The kid loves his hair as much as I do.