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Michelle Obama may have been in attendance at the Nascar event in Miami recently in aid of a charitable campaign to support military veterans and their families, but she was spared little good will by the crowd at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Video footage captured audible booing as the wife of President Barack Obama appeared alongside Dr Jill Biden to say "the most famous words in motorsports", telling the drivers to start their engines before the race got underway.
ABC reports that the pair stood beside retired Army Sgt. Andrew Barry and his family ahead of starting the race. Barry served in both Afghanistan and Iraq, being wounded in both but sympathy for him was drowned out by the reaction to Obama as the economic situation in America tightens at the same time the Republicans seek to find a candidate to challenge the current term holder.
Oddly the incident was downplayed by much of the press, with a source saying that there was no discernible booing, more a "loud chaotic program with jets flying over and tons of noise." They fared better at a pre-race meeting with the drivers, getting a standing ovation following a speech to them during which the First Lady praised Nascar for being "amazing in terms of its support, not just today but every day, for military families."


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