"We've been out here for almost two hours and it was too quick, she should've at least waved, at least stop to wave to the people who were here I know she's doing a fundraiser but at least support, say hi to the people, Runnels added.
"I watched them come in, that's pretty cool, yeah. You see that on TV, you don't see that in person, you know," said Stephen Cooley of
East Longmeadow who was happy to experience the motorcade.
The First Lady is in
western Massachusetts to raise money for her husband's re-election campaign.
"Really, we're just honored to have her here in the city of Springfield and we look forward to having her come back again I would love to have President Obama come shoot some hoops at the courts here at the Basketball Hall of Fame," Sarno said.
The First Lady was then heading to a fundraising reception in
Pittsfield where tickets were $150. Singer James Taylor was performing there.