Michelle kept Obama from going up in flames
Michelle Obama dazzles on the cover of the upcoming issue of Vogue, which boasts a series of photographs of the first couple, taken by -- who else? -- Annie Leibovitz, and a cover story by Jonathan van Meter. Van Meter's profile focuses mainly on the softer side of the Obamas: their relationship, their family values and how the two unwind. Buried within the warm and cuddly profile, however, are a few things that you may not have known about our nation's leader:
President Obama loves “Where Is the Love?" by the Black Eyed Peas:
"The photographer has her iPod playing the Black Eyed Peas song 'Where Is the Love?' It is a mid-tempo hip-hop lament about the problematic state of the world. As the First Lady and an aide laugh together over some inside joke, the president starts nodding his head to the beat: 'Who picked the music? I love this song.' "
As a freshman state senator, the president lived in such a dump that he had to get a hotel room when the first lady would visit him: