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Michelle Obama tells Jay Leno her husband's big ad buy isn't popular with everyone at home

October 27, 2008 |  8:21 pm

Malia Obama does not want her TV interrupted. Not even by her dad, Barack.

That’s what her mother, Michelle Obama, told Jay Leno today when she stopped in for an appearance on NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

During the segment, Obama explained that 10-year-old Malia grew alarmed when she learned that her father, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama, plans to air a 30-minute special program on several major television networks Wednesday night.

Obama said Malia asked her father, " 'You're going to be on all the TV? Are you going to interrupt my TV?' "

The Illinois senator assured her that her favorite programs would not be affected.

"He said, 'No, we didn't buy time on Disney and Nick.' And she said, 'Oh, good.' And she got up and walked away. She was just like, 'Don't mess with my TV.' "

We wonder how many Americans feel the same.

-- Kate Linthicum

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