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WATCH: Obamas boogie with Mumbai children

By Matt DeLong

As The Post's Scott Wilson reported from India Sunday, President Obama and the first lady visited Holy Name High School in Mumbai, where they viewed student projects on global warming and green villages. After that, they cut loose on the dance floor with some of the kids. From Wilson's report:

The first couple entered an auditorium decorated with flowered wreaths and strings of lights. Children in vibrantly colored, traditional Indian clothes handed them candles, which the used to light the Diwali altar.
Then they sat back for a display of tightly choreographed dancing, which drew praise from the president.
When the kids beckoned the Obamas to join them, only the first lady jumped up and quickly learned the elaborate movements. The president joined her soon after, but did not prove to be the same quick study.
"To those of you who saw Michelle dancing - she was moving," Obama later told the students at the town hall.

CNN has video of the scene:

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By Matt DeLong  | November 7, 2010; 10:15 AM ET
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I agree with the racist morons. The president looked awfully Kenyan-y if you ask me. Too much so for comfort. Might this be termed a "collective" dance? Hmmmm?

Posted by: NicholasLeCompte | November 8, 2010 11:50 AM | Report abuse

None of them are white.....

Posted by: carlbatey | November 8, 2010 12:22 AM | Report abuse

Your president and first lady are doing a fabulous job. I am sure most Americans are proud of them. They have been excellent ambassadors of your country. They have bowled over Indians. What they have achieved is for their countrymen and not for themselves!!

Posted by: rishipub | November 7, 2010 10:07 PM | Report abuse

How great! What a special memory for those kids.

And yes, Itzajob, the racist slimbeballs are out in full force this morning.

Posted by: TracyDC | November 7, 2010 1:37 PM | Report abuse

The racists seem to be out in full force this morning.

Posted by: Itzajob | November 7, 2010 12:33 PM | Report abuse

Who be him doing that dancing? Be him the president of the US? Huh? Who be that dog? Huh?

Posted by: georges2 | November 7, 2010 12:26 PM | Report abuse

Oh, yeah! This is the image Americans want of their president. This is really high-class! He probably also have Rap blasting from the hotel room.! I wish the Indian government would offer him a job so he'd stay over there.

Posted by: georges2 | November 7, 2010 12:24 PM | Report abuse

Why is it POTUS has to dance with every ragheaded, half naked, mud dwelling peoples where ever they go? Did Pooty Poot or David Cameron dance with our rap thugs or hill billy square dancers?

Posted by: borntoraisehogs | November 7, 2010 12:14 PM | Report abuse

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