Charting 7 Highs and Lows of Oprah's Christmas at the White House Lovefest
If you weren't one of the 11.8 million that tuned into ABC last night for Oprah Winfrey's private tour of the White House and its Christmas (whatever happened to political correctness?) traditions, fear not. Movieline has filtered out the commercial interruptions and the few minutes worth of actual policy discussion to give you the SFW video highlights. What was promoted as a behind-the-scenes special was really behind-the-scenes, not just of the capital but of Oprah's intimate relationship with the Obamas. There was hand-holding, all-too-knowing sideways glances and a solid minute's worth of baby talk with Bo. Thankfully, Oprah spared us of any questions relating to Michelle's tricep regime. After the jump, last night's emotional highs and lows, as well as the odd glimpse into actual White House tradition.
HIGH: Oprah Watches On Adoringly As the President Shows Off His Family Photos
After charging the oval office and sharing a few prolonged hugs with the President, Our Lady Oprah moved the conversation to his collection of personal photographs. Oprah did not resist picking up the photos, dusting the President's gray hair and asking him to explain each picture.