Michelle Obama’s arms are an inspiration while she acts as nation’s backseat driver, finds time for personal trainer
Posted by danishova on February 28, 2009
Wow. I don’t think we’ve ever had a First Lady who has faced such daunting tasks and yet carried on so magnificently.
When Obama emerged with uncovered arms on Tuesday, some grumbled about her showing too much skin on an occasion where other women were wearing long sleeves or suits.
Boston Herald columnist Lauren Beckham Falcone wrote to Obama, "It’s February. Going sleeveless in subzero temperature is just showing off. All due respect."
But others were amazed, like 25-year-old Jessie Rosen. After seeing Obama at the speech Tuesday, she went to the Adidas store in New York and bought two five-pound dumbbells. "It was her arms being so toned in spite of her life," she said.
"This woman is redecorating White House, trying to raise two children and backseat driving the nation," Rosen said. "She seems to have time to keep her arms toned, so why can’t I?"
Terrific! We’ve advanced from having an unelected co-President with Hillary Clinton, to an un-elected backseat driver of the whole freaking nation with Michelle Obama. Gee, I can’t wait until she helps me drive my kid to school and enrolls him in Barack’s Universal Service programs. I’ll be so busy admiring her beautifully toned arms that I won’t notice that she’s just signed my kid up for involuntary servitude.