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RICHMOND, VA — President Barack Obama is currently speaking at Virginia Commonwealth University for the second of his two campaign kickoff rallies today. The Commander-in-Chief was introduced by his wife, Michelle. When it was his turn to speak, President Obama gave his wife’s introduction high marks.
“Hello Virginia! What do you think about Michelle Obama?” he asked. “I hate following her. She is too good–and she looked good too. Didn’t she? I’m just saying she looked pretty good.”
At a fundraiser at Chelsea Piers yesterday evening, First Lady Michelle Obama urged supporters to back her husband’s re-election bid because his Supreme Court picks will allow succeeding generations to “love whomever they choose.”
While not expressly mentioning the legalization of same-sex marriage, it is hard not to read Ms. Obama’s comments as anything other than putting more pressure on the president to publicly endorse gay marriage.
President Obama will be back in New York City on September 20 for a fundraiser at Gotham Hall.
It’s being billed as a special appearance — even amid a busy slate of local events for the president — because the first lady will be joining him.
And now — it seems — so will Read More