Michelle is out for a walk in the Rose Garden when she sees Barack pacing back and forth, in apparently intense concentration, muttering under his breath. She grows concerned and goes over to check on him.
MICHELLE: Barack, honey, is everything okay?
BARACK [looks up a bit distractedly]: Sure, there's no problem, babe, I'm just praying.
MICHELLE: Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't realize...I thought you were talking to yourself.
BARACK [trying hard to bear her obtuseness with patience]: Well, yes, like I said...