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Southside with You + Macca and puppies

It’s National Dog Day! And here’s Macca with his best wishes for the day. Be still my beating heart.

Speaking of the world’s most attractive men, Ken and I just went to see “Southside with You”, a movie about Barack’s first date with Michelle. Neither of us were dying to see this film, but we’d made our own date ages ago and it was the best bet, since we weren’t up for “Hooligan Sparrow” at Hot Docs or the new Natalie Portman film about Israel, and Ken had already seen the Woody Allen. I thought it would be about them and lots of other things, but really … it’s about their first date, from her getting ready to her sitting in a chair at the end of the night with a smile on her face. It’s slow and not that great but very sweet. And in the end, if there’s a message, it’s that the person you choose to be your life partner is the most important decision you will ever make. We get an intimation of how she will change him for the better, and he her.

Macca and Barack – two of the best.



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