Thursday, April 02, 2009

Michelle Obama, Queen Elizabeth and the G-20 Summit

Michelle Obama, Queen Elizabeth
and the G-20 Summit
Thursday, April 02, 2009

* AP has the following article today and it starts off like this… Michelle Obama's meeting with Queen Elizabeth II began with a handshake and ended in a hug… The first lady arrived Wednesday with President Barack Obama. After separate meetings on the eve of the G-20 summit, the couple attended an evening reception for world leaders hosted by the queen… Mrs. Obama clearly made an impression with the 82-year-old monarch - so much that the smiling queen strayed slightly from protocol and briefly wrapped her arm around the first lady in a rare public show of affection…
Read this article in full at link below…
Michelle Obama charms queen away from protocol
* The New York Times News Blog has the take…
Hugs and High Jinks, and Protocol Be Damned
* reports…
PHOTO: First Lady One of Few Embraced By Queen


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