First lady Michelle Obama was not in Washington on Tuesday, but one might have thought so from the commotion on F Street.
A likeness of the first lady was unveiled at Madame Tussauds, the world-famous wax museum, with all of the fanfare that typically follows Obama in real life. A line stretched down the block outside the museum by noon, while inside, a circus of media and visitors swarmed around the exhibit for its grand opening.
Dressed in a custom-designed red sleeveless dress and black cardigan, the life-size wax figure stands in the museum's replica Oval Office. The figure is beside President Obama's likeness, which was unveiled in February 2008. Read full article »