Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

Quick Hit: Why a black “mom-in-chief” is revolutionary

TweetTami Winfrey Harris has an important response to the sighs heard ’round the white feminist blogosphere when Michelle Obama noted in her convention speech that her most important role is “mom-in-chief.” Tami notes that in our eagerness to make Obama “emblematic of modern woman, some mainstream feminists unwittingly erase a key part of her identity–her [...]
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What We Missed

TweetMichelle Obama breaks a record by delivering a speech written at a twelfth grade level. It makes sense, since she and her husband treat women like adults, while Ann and her husband treat us like children. A gay veteran busts Mitt Romney. In a Tennessee county, defunding Planned Parenthood caused women’s services to drop by [...]
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5 reasons why Michelle Obama would make a better president than Mitt Romney

Tweet Wow. If you saw Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention last night, you’re probably one of many still shaking their heads in awe. Despite several outstanding speeches (Nancy Keenan, Julian Castro and Gov. Deval Patrick FTW), Michelle’s has been overwhelmingly marked as the best speech of the night — and arguably the [...]
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Give us your best #textsfromFlotus

Tweet Could this ever be as bad-ass as Texts from Hillary? I’m not sure but considering that Michelle is a bad-ass, it’s worth a try. Here are a few from the twitterverse. I’ll start: “Hey Barack, is this girl sitting next to me Jessica from True Blood?! #lafayetteforlife” “Bey, I missed my work out this [...]
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Quick Hit: Adorable moments in Presidential history

TweetThe president and first lady are a very likable couple with a number of cute public displays of affection to choose from.  But I have now discovered my favorite!  In a recent interview with People, Michelle Obama reveals that she and the president have a bedtime ritual. We have a ritual where he tucks me in, because [...]
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