Michelle obama says it was "absolutely not surprising" to her that her satellite appearance at the academy awards ceremony provoked a national conversation about whether it was appropriate, after some conservative critics accused her of selfishly crashing the event in an attempt to upstage it. she attributed the chatter to a culture shift that has spawned legions of bloggers, tweeters and others who talk about anything and everything all the time.
updated: 3/1/2013 8:34 AM
First lady not surprised by reaction to Oscars
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