Jay Leno was supposed to be the comedian at last night's White House Correspondents' Dinner, but his act didn't hold up after a hilarious speech given by the President himself, who took on everyone from Sarah Palin to Snooki.
After reading the NY Times' just-published "In First Lady's Roots, a Complex Path From Slavery," I felt conflicted. There is a lot to absorb. A lot to sift through. Michelle Robinson Obama's ancestry is complicated, glorious, and quintessentially African-American.
Obama went for the media blitz yesterday morning, but it ended up as a bunch of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
• Police in Nigeria are holding a goat in custody on suspicion of attempted armed robbery. Vigilantes turned the beast in, claiming it was a robber who used black magic to transform himself. •
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Michelle Obama co-hosted The View today, and the ladies were way excited about it (just check out Sherri Shepherd's grin in that still). Whoopi was so psyched that she wet herself—when she knocked over her mug of water. No fights broke out between Elisabeth and Michelle, and it was all very ladylike and cordial. Joy…
Perhaps inspired by recent evidence of her husband's powerful effect on women voters, Michelle Obama is taking a more prominent role in her husband's campaign, which means: keeping the sluts at bay! Without once uttering a certain word rhyming with "Blenna", Lady Obama assured a room full of female campaign donors…