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Should It Unnerve Us That Michelle Obama and Ann Romney Are So Disarming?

I found this somewhat thought provoking: The Atlantic: The First Lady and her would-be successor shined this year. And maybe that’s a problem for everyone save their husbands. Aren’t they amazing? Ann Romney and Michelle Obama both gave standout speeches … Continue reading

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All This Just For a Flag? Asks Michelle Obama

The Washington Times (September 13, 2011): Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS Michelle Obama steps into 2012 presidential campaigning on Thursday with a speech to the Democratic National Committee‘s Women’s Leadership Forum The internet was buzzing this week with video of First Lady … Continue reading

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The Obamas… “Let Them Eat Cake” or Is That Drink Tea? – Updated

The Obamas, by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor, has made headlines even before it goes on sale Tomorrow, 01.10.11.  A White House spokesman has dismissed it as an “over-dramatization of old news.” The book — a political dissection of … Continue reading

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British Paper: If White House Really Wanted to Cut Spending They’d Rein in Michelle Obama

$10 million worth of free advice. From left to right: the first lady’s mother Marian Robinson, Assistant Minister of Finance and Development Planning Gloria Somolekae, Obama, nephew Avery Robinson, daughter Sasha, niece Leslie Robinson and daughter Malia in Botswana. (BET) … Continue reading

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