Michelle Obama is apparently not living up to the expectations of DC insiders, according to
an article in Politico today
. They see her as standoffish, because she mainly keeps to her small circle of old, trusted friends from Chicago. But Obama has been great about giving time and resources to her two major issues:
. So why the griping?
Part of the disappointment in Obama is that expectations were so high. As Washington socialite Sally Quinn tells Politico, "I think when they came in, there was this expectation that they would be this young hot couple and they would be out on the town and would pump some new blood into the social scene and that just hasn’t happened." People in political circles saw how Michelle was during the campaign-vivacious and stylish and smart-and can't understand why she hasn't reached out to them more.