Amy Poehler’s lovable local official came one step closer to her White House dreams after rubbing shoulders with one of her idols — first lady Michelle Obama — during the season finale of “Parks and Recreation” on Thursday night.
The season six closer found Leslie Knope (Poehler) in San Francisco for a national parks conference, where she came face to face with FLOTUS for a brief professional pep talk.
The first lady encouraged a starstruck Leslie to take a job in Chicago. “We need passionate people like you on our national parks.”
Tongue-tied and nervous, Leslie could only nod quickly.
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