Okay, I promised below to stop the pop psychology. Which is why, instead of speculating myself, I consulted Dr. Sigmund Freud in a séance this morning about Mrs. Obama’s decision to have a post-dinner dance party Saturday at the White House to celebrate her 50th birthday.
According to Dr. Freud:
Zee first ladeez deetermination to host a pahty zat includes no dinner but excloozefly danzing eez in fact a barely conzeeled message of hosteelity to her husband, za prezident. Herr Obama is perfectly capable of eating dinner, but azz everyone has weetnissed, he is incapable of danzing.
Well, Dr. Freud, I beg to disagree.
Some of you may remember this famous dance off he held with John McCain just prior to Election Day 2008. It features a special guest star. I think you’ll agree it provides further evidence that the president is quite light on his feet.