Michelle Obama would not, could not, in the rain, she said Wednesday.
Speaking to elementary school children, the first lady affirmed that she similarly would not, could not with a mouse — or in a house, or on a train.
“I do not,” she said firmly, “like green eggs and ham.”
Spring is just around the corner — do we detect the fresh scent of photo-op in the air? Yes, and it was a rich one: The NEA’s “Read Across America” kickoff at the Library of Congress, on what just happened to be the late Dr. Seuss‘s 107th birthday. So, an array of attractive celebrities (Jessica Alba, Green Bay wide receiver Donald Driver), a gaggle of D.C. area school kids in floppy Cat in the Hat hats, and the first lady resplendent in pink and orange.
Message: Reading is cool. Hey, Barack does it.
“The president reads so much,” his wife told the giggling throngs, reports our colleague Aaron Leitko. “He knows all of the facts.”