The Obama’s boogie-down diplomacy

There is so damn much to love about this moment, starting with the fact that Michelle Obama, and to a lesser extent, her partner, Mr. President, seem willing to take a risk on being spontaneous and playful at a time when the media landscape is packed with pundits waiting to pounce on every breath they take. I’m sure there are a dozen different ways that someone trying to fill 24 hours of news might twist this wonderful moment into something else. But no matter. The First Lady embraces the opportunity for exchange through dance, with a big smile on her face. As they say, “You can’t fake the funk,” and First Lady Obama has got it aplenty.

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