Jan 23rd 2009 2:21AM Sorry, I have to agree with sus. Image is very important. Take Princess Diana, who went from casually mousey to red carpet glamorous over twenty years. President Obama doesn't have that long. But has anyone noticed that President Obama is getting much more defense than Mrs. Obama? I guess women are easier to scrutinize.
Jan 23rd 2009 2:04AM Well, now that the price of the inaug. was mentioned, $150 million, maybe they could have afforded perfection.
Jan 23rd 2009 1:46AM I'm flooded with relief that I'm not the only one who thought so. I was starting to feel bad for wondering what was going on.
The cut of the coat with the empire ribbon accent was wonderful, but the color washed her out. Did you get to see the sweater underneath? It looked like something off of a twin set and made her fantastic carriage look shlumpy. I've seen her do much better than this on the campaigne trail.