Excited to join Barack in the 50+ club today… check out my @AARP card! –mo pic.twitter.com/JdbixuLGnbFirst Lady Michelle Obama on Friday showed off her newly minted AARP card on Twitter. Officially known as the American Association of Retired Persons, AARP responded hours later with their own tweet, posting a close-up photo of Mrs. Obama's card.
— FLOTUS (@FLOTUS) January 17, 2014
The group was a major backer for President Obama's Affordable Care Act, raising the ire of conservatives.
Welcome & happy birthday to our newest member. Over 50? Get your card here: http://t.co/AXUUro7fv5 pic.twitter.com/EVwUbQCYCXMrs. Obama's @FLOTUS account was launched one year ago today when she marked her 49th birthday, and she now has 626,573 followers.
— AARP (@AARP) January 17, 2014
AARP also created a mock birthday cover for its magazine starring Mrs. Obama:
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