Boldly going where people thought she should but couldn't, Michelle Obama responds to Whiteygate in today's NYT:

“I mean, ‘whitey’? That’s something that George Jefferson would say."

Well played.

Update: An added Campaign '08-"Jeffersons" tie-in, in light of John McCain's recent meeting with Paula Abeles, a disgruntled Hillary supporter who's better known for trying to keep Thomas Jefferson's black descendents out of the Monticello Association

--Jason Zengerle