Tuesday, September 04, 2012

"First Lady Strives for Caring Image Above Partisan Fray"

"Mrs. Obama made a video Monday with the actor Kal Penn in Charlotte, N.C."  

Jodi Kantor (NY Times): CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This is how Michelle Obama delivers a hug: The nearly six-foot-tall first lady envelops her target, her long arms often wrapping all the way around the recipient’s back. She leans in close, unafraid to press her body against a stranger’s. Working crowds with her husband, she sometimes falls behind him, because he is more of a hand-shaker or high-fiver, and in the second-to-second choreography of a rope line, the Michelle Obama hug takes time. MORE...

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