How many times does a Commander in Chief get to act like a player? If you’re President Obama, just about never.
But on Monday, he got to do just that as he stood at a voting booth in Chicago next to Aia Cooper. Her fiancé, Mike Jones, had a stern — and presumably playful — warning for the president.
“Mr. President, don’t touch my girlfriend,” Jones told him.
Obama responded by making fun of him and giving his fiancée a hug and kiss.
“On the cheek, just the cheek — please, Michelle, don’t come after me — just the cheek!” Cooper told CNN affiliate WLS-TV after voting.
“Now, he’s really jealous,” Obama told Cooper.
As cool and confident as Obama was, he gets points deducted for being surrounded by Secret Service. It’s easy to act like a player if the boyfriend can’t take a swing at you.
Then again, with this Secret Service…