Obama expecting to get ‘misty’ during first lady’s speech
September 4th, 2012
03:08 PM ET
9 years ago

Obama expecting to get ‘misty’ during first lady’s speech

(CNN) – Two days before he will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama rallied supporters in the key battleground state of Virginia while giving a hat tip to the first lady.

“You’ll hear tonight from the star of the Obama family,” Obama told a large crowd at Norfolk State University. “This is just like a relay, where you start out with the fastest person.”

soundoff (14 Responses)
  1. Donkey Party

    Such a gracious, intelligent, and inspirational First Lady, unlike the wannabe, who is condescending, inarticulate, and forgettable.

    September 4, 2012 03:14 pm at 3:14 pm |
  2. Gurgyl

    Be confident, we will win LANDSLIDE VICTORY. Obama12.
    PS: GOP guys are useless guys.

    September 4, 2012 03:18 pm at 3:18 pm |
  3. Woman In California

    At least the FLOTUS won't have to humanize you.

    I looking forward to hearing her speak on your behalf.

    September 4, 2012 03:21 pm at 3:21 pm |

    Welcome back to Hampton Roads Mr. President. I need a case of that Honey Ale.

    September 4, 2012 03:22 pm at 3:22 pm |
  5. cali girl

    The Obama's are a true American Family.
    The President represents the American dream. Work hard and you came become anything you want to be.

    September 4, 2012 03:24 pm at 3:24 pm |
  6. Marie MD

    We know that Mrs. Obama TRULY speaks for the middle class and her fafher's illness (if she even goes there) will be the truth. The Obamas are truly good decent people who are raising two fine young women.
    On the other hand the non working wife came off as a shrill rich witch shoo thinks that women are stupid and that we don't know that her part doesn't and its followers want everyone to have a choice unless it's a woman trying to make a choice or teo gay partners wanting to be married.
    Between her pathetic husband and the pie face marathon lying altar boy their party is sinking into the rising oceans!

    September 4, 2012 03:37 pm at 3:37 pm |
  7. w l jones

    Our First Lady and all our first Ladies has been a Beacon for young girls to follow. Bless.

    September 4, 2012 03:45 pm at 3:45 pm |
  8. THE truth

    Oh, please. Why does this pass for news? CNN == N. Korea news agency. I predicted that the liberal media complex would do this kind of "reporting" during the democrat convention, and I was right. Pretty easy prediction, I suppose.

    September 4, 2012 03:49 pm at 3:49 pm |
  9. SemperfiWarrior

    People can love or hate Obama....People can love or hate Mit....It does not matter. Bottom line is you better save YOURSELF with your OWN efforts and stop believing that some politician is going to make your life better. Resolution through politicians is an illusion. Wake up people.

    September 4, 2012 03:51 pm at 3:51 pm |
  10. Timmeh

    Expects to get misty? Is this a news story or a puff piece on Obama? Ok, that was rhetorical because we KNOW it's a puff piece. Maybe Obama learned something from Bill Clinton and wait for the camera to pan on him? Tell us, Michelle, how BIG government will make our lives soooooo much better as your husband runs roughshod over our rights through regulation and bypassing Congress?

    September 4, 2012 04:01 pm at 4:01 pm |
  11. Timmeh

    Call girl – work hard? Is that on the golf course or the many parties held at the white house? Or the mss fundraisers he's had since our mistake of electing him? He's never worked a hard day in his life! He's totally economically illiterate and is unbelievably arrogant. He will lose in November. He can't even run on his failed record. Ahhhh the liberal lemmins.

    September 4, 2012 04:05 pm at 4:05 pm |
  12. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Timmeh – I think you are referring to Bush who spent one third of his presidency on vacation. Obama has kept us safe for 4 years, Bush kept us safe for 8 months.

    September 4, 2012 04:17 pm at 4:17 pm |
  13. cali girl

    Timmeh, really sounds like you suffer from a Faux Noise condition.

    September 4, 2012 04:29 pm at 4:29 pm |
  14. cali girl

    "Michelle, how BIG government will make our lives soooooo much better as your husband runs roughshod over our rights through regulation and bypassing Congress?"

    Your GOP brand wants to take away ALL kinds of rights and bypass regulations all over the place.
    Womens health, their own bodies, their own reproductive choices will be gone thanks to the men of the GOP who would like very much to control all our magical lady parts. But no, really, the GOP is only about a persons own freedom and their right to choose what they want and need.
    Abortion is legal, and yet the GOP want to completely get rid of it and make no exceptions to that. THAT IS COMPLETE CONTROL OVER ANOTHER PERSONS BODY. Wow, can you believe that? Your own party wants to control another human being. Outrageous!

    September 4, 2012 04:40 pm at 4:40 pm |