I didn’t know they required a tie…

October 9, 2009

Blog Guy, it’s well known that you’re a real romantic, whose sophisticated dating advice is followed by many. Here is a couple on a date in Washington, DC. They are leaving a restaurant after a leisurely dinner. I’d like your thoughts.

The guy is a few steps behind her. Bad move. If there are muggers waiting to take her purse, he can’t do anything to stop them.

Ah, I hadn’t thought of that. What else?

He looks preoccupied. Like he’s rehearsing his lines. Probably tired old crap like she should come back and see his “big house,” his valuable paintings and antiques. Kind of pathetic.

So wait, you don’t think she knows what he does?

Nah, she was counting on meeting a doctor!

Where do you think they are, anyway?

If I had to guess, it looks like the elegant, swanky, sumptuous neighborhood they call Georgetown.

And your point there would be?

There’s no point, really. I just like saying Georgetown is elegant, swanky and sumptuous.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama leave the Blue Duck Tavern in the Georgetown section of Washington after a dinner, October 3, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

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It appears to me they had words & she is not happy with the lack of communication regarding whatever she was trying to relate with him about.

Posted by Robin bluueyz | Report as abusive

You can just see on Obama’s face how he’s already pondering what to say when he’s awarded the Nobel peace prize…I know this is an older shot, but you know, with all his super-powers, he already knew this in advance. And to keep discreet he’s not flying home grabbing Michelle by the hand as, you know, DC is a no-fly zone for security reasons!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

To do list:Health careGitmoWar in the middle EastSaving the worldMaking Michelle happy even when she has everything…It looks like he has his plate full…

Posted by i,robert | Report as abusive

I know Michelle Obama is in her 40′s, but the last several recent photos show her in an empress, high waisted, or no waisted dress. Am I imagining something improbable?

Posted by Stephany | Report as abusive

Was reading about Vivienne Westwood’s fashion collection… totally zonked… what exactly is the point here?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Ms. Obama isn’t being fashionable enough. She doesn’t look like a radioactive clown.

Posted by some guy | Report as abusive

No, Stephany. Your thought is reasonably on track. Forties is not too old anymore. I think the latest record holder was in her 60s.

Posted by gwmc | Report as abusive