No, seriously. I think.
Michelle Obama: For us, it's the values. The thing that we try to do is make sure -- the residence is on the second and the third floor of the White House. And what we want to have happen is when they get off that elevator and walk in to our residence that it feels like the south side of Chicago, the same values, the same rules, the same sense of responsibility.
Because, of course the stuff is different. There are butlers walking around, you know? We didn't have that, you know. So, Barack and I really do work hard to, you know, figure out how you create those values in this other world that we know nothing about and we, you know, try to make sure the kids have chores to do.
Riiight. That's what they'll remember about the good old South Side neighborhood. Hanging around the street corners. Dodging pushers and hookers. No butlers. Chores. Uh huh.
And yet, this does clear up one thing. While many things remain uncertain about the 2012 presidential election, including why the GOP couldn't have found a grown-up to run against him, at least we know what Obama's campaign song will be...