Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Iconic Meetings

The First Couple
Barack and Michelle Obama
with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican
Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

This picture shows a much more conservative Michelle Obama. Often drawing criticism for bearing her arms and bold fashion statements, Mrs. O opted for all black Moschino for her meeting with the Pope. She made waves for breaking protocol by embracing Queen Elizabeth II (who welcomed the embrace). The Vatican called for a much more somber tone.

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