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The President Ribs 'Vegetable Enthusiast' Michelle Obama

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At this weekend's White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama got in a couple a zingers aimed at the First Lady and her healthy eating initiatives. A parody trailer refers to Michelle Obama as a "renowned fruit and vegetable enthusiast." During his speech he revealed that her liberal, anti-candy agenda did, in fact, ruin the White House Easter Egg Roll. We knew it! As Obama described it: "I'd give out bags of candy to the kids, and she'd snatch them right back out of their little hands." Here are the videos:

Video: President Obama's Remarks at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Video: The President's Speech Trailer


· Transcript of Obama’s Remarks at the Correspondents’ Dinner [WSJ]
· President Obama's Remarks at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner [YouTube]
· The President's Speech Trailer [YouTube]
· All Michelle Obama Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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