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Cavuto Fails to Bait NFL Star into Badmouthing Michelle Obama on Fox

Fox News’ Neil Cavuto welcomed Seattle Seahawks quarterback and 2014 Super Bowl champion Russell Wilson on his show Monday to discuss his new campaign with the United Way to get kids in eat healthy food and exercise. But if Cavuto thought he could get Wilson to say anything bad about First Lady Michelle Obama’s efforts to do the same, he was quickly corrected.

After Wilson made his pitch, Cavuto asked him what “we are we doing wrong as a nation” when it comes to getting kids to eat healthier. “Michelle Obama is trying. Many argue that she’s getting to be too much of a food police mommy,” the host said. “Be that as it may, whatever she’s doing isn’t working. And I’m wondering what you are doing that is working. What’s the difference?”

“Well, the first lady, I have so much respect for her. I was able to meet her and the president, obviously, you know when we went to the Super Bowl, we won the Super Bowl and got to go to the White House,” Wilson said, smiling. “You know, I think at the end of the day, you know the kids, it’s tough to eat healthy. You know, I remember when I was a little kid I was always struggling, trying to eat healthy.”

Nice try, Neil. A for effort.

Watch video below, via Fox News:

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