July 1st, 2014
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You don't hear this every day at the White House.

President Barack Obama praised retiring White House executive pastry chef Bill Yosses as the "Crustmaster" for his delicious pies, at an event Monday to celebrate LGBT Pride Month.

"We call Bill the "Crustmaster', because his pies, I don't know what he does, whether he puts crack in them," joked the President, as the crowd laughed.

A straight faced first lady Michelle Obama quickly responded, "No he doesn't. There is no crack in our pies."

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  1. jag1910

    Michelle made a slip of the tongue....while there is no crack "in their pies", there surely is an abundance "in their pipes".

    Why is Michelle so obsessed about food and children's diets and what food grocery stores carry? Surely she should be looking out for her own fat behind before telling other people how to keep healthy. That badonkadonk of hers is epic – possibly large enough to become the 51st state – and she wants to read kids out on juice boxes?!?!

    July 18, 2014 at 10:37 am |
  2. John

    Could you imagine a Roosevelt or Eisenhower administration with the internet present.

    July 8, 2014 at 7:27 am |
  3. Meat Prep 101

    Sounds like a guilty conscience

    July 3, 2014 at 3:37 pm |
  4. Carn E. Vore

    Please, woman, never publicly talk about your crack or pie.

    July 2, 2014 at 4:46 pm |
  5. Partisan

    Given Michelle's Food Nazi hobby, they have no business promoting pie of any kind.

    July 2, 2014 at 11:37 am |
  6. warthog6

    I bet his wife has a crack in her pie.

    Somebody seriously needs to make a rap out of that.

    July 2, 2014 at 9:02 am |
  7. AleeD®

    Nah. Too easy. ~_~

    July 2, 2014 at 7:39 am |
  8. VladT

    I see both sides.....

    Yes its a posiiton that represents us to the world, but on the other hand, it does show his "human" side. Its like when I saw Clinton playing the sax on late night. Part of me was against it, but part of me also enjoyed it.

    Overall, whether you are an Obama fan or not, I believe this is what everyone loves to call a "non-issue."

    July 2, 2014 at 5:25 am |
  9. Ruppert Jenkins

    OK. So, there's no crack in her pie.
    But, is there any pie in her crack?

    July 2, 2014 at 3:45 am |
  10. Crysis

    They say the chef adds his very own super special "crust" to give it that pop.

    July 1, 2014 at 11:28 pm |
  11. Peter

    THIS is news! Thank you CNN for keeping the world's best stories at our fingertips.

    July 1, 2014 at 11:21 pm |
    • jackson

      Why did you click on it then? Why weren't you clicking on the stories YOU wanted to read?

      You do realize that, by clicking on this article, you helped make it more popular, and helped signal to CNN that you want more stories like this right?

      You contribute to the very problem you complain about. F-ing moron.

      July 3, 2014 at 12:26 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        Plus, it's in the food blog portion of CNN.com. lol. Guess that doesn't make sense to some people

        July 5, 2014 at 11:41 am |
      • jag1910

        Jackson, king dork and CNN etiquette police. Stick a sock in it lib dweeb.

        July 18, 2014 at 10:39 am |
  12. destardi

    Sorry... But the Presidential office is our representative to the World... The highest diplomatic office in the country and this kind of casual comment is garbage. No, I don't like Obama but I detested bush.

    July 1, 2014 at 10:15 pm |
  13. It's True

    And another great moment in US Presidential History...

    This guy makes Carter look effective, Nixon look honest and Ford look graceful.

    July 1, 2014 at 5:20 pm |
    • Jim

      Blah Blah Blah tea partier, Crack Pie is a very famous derert in NYC originated by Christina Tosi...

      July 1, 2014 at 5:37 pm |
    • mpasse

      And Dubya still looks like an International war criminal. You're reaching really badly in your pathetic effort to make something of this nothing.

      July 1, 2014 at 10:07 pm |
      • Carn E. Vore

        mpasse, you sound like a typical lefty moron: as soon as anyone criticizes Obama, you childishly spout off about Bush as if that automatically absolves the current failure in the White House of any sins. Can your little brain understand that many people think Bush was a bad president and ALSO think that Obama is a bad president? Or can you not comprehend that those two thoughts can exist simultaneously in one brain?

        July 2, 2014 at 4:52 pm |
        • John

          So you are agreeing that not only was Bush a terrible President, but sometimes a buffoon.

          July 8, 2014 at 7:26 am |
    • dsm927

      I'm a white man, East Coast, with an M.A. I voted for Obama twice- I thinks he's been a fine President. I'd voted for him again. The clowns the "other" party offered are barely worth mentioning, let alone remembering.

      July 1, 2014 at 10:53 pm |
      • VladT

        Not understanding your meaning.....does your race, educational background, and geographical location make your vote more important than someone else's?

        Then what's the point?

        July 2, 2014 at 5:23 am |
        • Carn E. Vore

          VladT, he's simply stating that race, education, and location have no bearing on whether you're an informed voter or just another sheep lining up to vote for the two partys that are killing our country.

          July 2, 2014 at 4:54 pm |
      • jag1910

        Your grandparents must have owned slaves for you to admit to voting for Obama out of 'black guilt', Too bad he has been useless as boobies on a duck in both of his terms. Nice going educated white guy – you thought you could fix all the injustice by voting for a black man despite his lack of qualifications and experience....hows that working out for you?
        '

        July 18, 2014 at 10:42 am |
    • Thinking things through

      No, the media is simply reporting more non-moments in history than they did back in the days of Nixon, Ford or Carter.

      July 2, 2014 at 7:36 pm |
      • jackson

        There was no internet back in the days of Nixon, Ford or Carter. If there had been, these stories would have been printed then as well. But, by all means, continue your talking points without worrying about the truth.

        July 3, 2014 at 12:28 pm |
        • JellyBean

          I guess you have a crystal ball that lets you know that...what's up with all these snarky trolls lately?

          July 8, 2014 at 8:02 am |
        • Alice Cooper @ JellyBean

          Schoooooooooooooool's
          OUT
          fo'
          Summuh!

          July 8, 2014 at 8:19 am |

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