First, you should know that the question was originally put to Obama’s wife, Michelle, in an interview with media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Second, as the website Young Conservatives quips:
Sure, most of us could throw out some colorful four-letter examples, but we should probably be more creative.
LU will follow YC’s lead and limit the possible answers to non-four-letter words — or at least words that are that are not profanity even if they are four letters long. (Liar, for example, comes to mind.)
But first things first. And the first order of business is to know what single word the first lady selected.
A tweet by CBS reporter Mark Knoller has the answer:
Word of the day: "swagalicious." Used by Mrs Obama to describe her husband in conversation yesterday with @Oprah.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) June 15, 2016
If you have no clue what that word is supposed to mean, join the club. One of the Twitter users who responded to Knoller’s tweet offered up a possible meaning:
— CorrectionsK9 (@CorrectionsK9) June 16, 2016
Here are some other responses to the initial tweet:
Response of the day: Barf!
— ProfitIsGood (@catonglue) June 15, 2016
— darrelanderson (@darrelanderson) June 15, 2016
— Ken Joseph (@KenJoseph66) June 16, 2016
Once again, the Republic is in excellent hands. https://t.co/LBu1f2XfEJ
— Mattphilbin (@Mattphilbin) June 15, 2016