Apologizing to Michelle Obama for 'Big Butt' Insult Will Be AWKWARD

Michelle Obama toys for totsBy now, you've probably heard that Wisconsin Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner was overheard talking on the phone, retelling an incident in which he said of our FLOTUS Michelle Obama, "She lectures us on eating right while she has a large posterior herself." Ugh. Scum. Bag!

Now -- only because a "Democratic operative" caught him in the act, and his obnoxious comment is all over the news -- Sensenbrenner has announced he will apologize to Mrs. Obama for his insensitive, tasteless comments. Although, unfortch, those aren't the words he used to describe his foot-in-the-mouth moment. Instead, his spokesperson offered the media a passive-aggressive explanation that Jimbo was "referring to the First Lady's healthy food initiative. He doesn't think the government should be telling Americans what to eat. While he may not agree with all of her initiatives, he plans to contact the First Lady’s office to apologize for his comments."

Uh-huh. Wonder how that'll go down? Awwwwwwkward.


Since his spokesperson didn't seem all that apologetic, I can't even begin to imagine what Sensenbrenner's apology to Michelle will sound like. But maybe it'll be something along the lines of ...

"Hey there, Mrs. Obama. I'm calling to say I really am so very sorry for saying you have a sizeable rear end. I mean, you don't have extra junk in the trunk -- uh, I mean, a large posterior. But even if you did, I have to say, I really like big butts ... and I cannot lie. Err, what I'm trying to say is ... I was just irritated that you think you can tell me not to have my Double Whopper with extra-large fries and a supersized Coke. You know, if patriotic, hard-working Americans want to stuff their faces with trans-fat, high fructose corn syrup, and boatloads of sodium, then go sit on the couch and watch football before ending up in the ER on the taxpayers' dime, that's their prerogative! We can't ALL eat mesclun salads with goji berries every day, Mrs. Obama. But anyway. I hope you have a merry Christmas, alrighty? And don't go scarfing too many of Santa's cookies, mm'kay?"

Yeah, that sounds about right. But even if it's not, I hope Mrs. Obama's response will be super-curt, followed by a swift click. Regardless of what Sensenbrenner actually says in his "apology," the damage to his rep -- and his rapport with the First Lady -- has already been done. 

What did you think of Sensenbrenner's remark? How do you think Mrs. Obama should respond?


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