First Lady Michelle Obama joked with David Letterman about running for president. watch here:
"I'm retiring in a few weeks," Letterman said.
"No kidding," Obama deadpanned.
"And I know that your time at the White House, in a couple of years, same sort of thing," Letterman continued after sharing a laugh. "You won't be retiring though. But do you ever glimpse down that far down the road?"
Obama responded, "What, like when I'm going to be running for president or anything?"
"That's something to consider," Letterman said.
The first lady then said that the two should hang out -- and that she could help the retiring comedian raise his children. "I would help you -- raise your children," she said to laughs. "I could help you through those dark times."
"That's both delightful and pathetic," said Letterman.
Fox News reported this morning on the latest news to come from the Clinton Cashbook:
"Another bombshell set to drop on the growing scandal surrounding the Clintons. Fox News now learning about a direct connection between money flowing to the Clinton Foundation and the effort to rebuild a devastated Haiti in 2010," said host Bill Hemmer.
As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton comes under fire for shady financial dealins, Jim Webb is calling for a "new leadership model for our country." Webb, also a Democrat, is considering a presidential run.
Legendary investor Warren Buffett was asked this morning in an interview whether he'd still bet money on Hillary Clinton being the next president of the United States. Yes, he said, he still think it's "very likely" she'll be the next president. But he warned in the CNBC interview: "things could always happen in politics, including illnesses or something of the sort."
Dozing off as we pored through a raft of mostly meaningless polls this week, we were startled awake by one set of findings. The CNN/ORC survey released February 18 was The Weekly Standard’s own little fire bell in the night.