After getting caught ridiculing Michelle Obama's "large posterior," a Wisconsin congressman has sent her an apology. "I regret my inappropriate comment and I have sent a personal note to the first lady apologizing," GOP Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner says in a statement. Meanwhile, a parishioner at the church where he made the comment has offered Politico a firsthand account.
"He got on the topic of first ladies and their special interests, and he said most first ladies have serious projects," said the 72-year-old woman. "He implied that Michelle Obama being interested in childhood obesity was not serious; he sort of made fun of it and then he made fun of her. He said something like, 'Look at her big butt,'" she said. "He just assumed everyone sitting at the table would agree with him and think it was funny." Instead, "there was sort of a stunned silence." (Read more Jim Sensenbrenner stories.)