What Did Obama Think of ‘The Butler’?

He cried a little and laughed a little.

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President Obama also talked about the experiences that the first family has had with the current White House butlers and service staff.

I will tell you that the butlers who are now here in the White House, when we first arrived, when Michelle and the girls just — first arrived, they could not have been kinder to us and warmer to us.  And part of it, I suspect, is they look at Malia and Sasha and they say, well, this looks like my grandbaby, or this looks like my daughter. And I think for them to have a sense that weve come that far was a powerful moment for them, and certainly a powerful moment for us.  We love them to death.  They look after us just wonderfully.

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