In this photo provided by CBS, host David Letterman laughs while talking with first lady Michelle Obama on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 in New York.

*Michelle Obama appeared on the “Late Show with David Letterman” last night and chatted about her daughters’ sleep-away camp, dispensed parenting tips, the taste of Kale chips – and whether or not she is watching the Republican National Convention.


“You know, no,” she admitted to Letterman as the audience laughed. “I—well, first…Well, no, let me start by saying I, as the wife of the guy they’re running against, I tend not to watch it, but I think it’s important for everyone to watch these conventions because this is the time you get to know the party, you understand the platform, you understand the candidates.

“You know, this is technically where the campaign begins, so I think it’s very important for everyone to watch as much of both conventions as possible to make their decisions. I didn’t watch it, but…”

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