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Michelle Obama says she is married to an accessory. Just kidding, she says.

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WILMINGTON, DEL.--Michelle Obama on Wednesday, campaigning in North Carolina called Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) an "accessory." Just jkidding, she said.

In a story in the Raleigh newspaper, Obama makes the accessory remark. LINK

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And in Winston-Salem she poked a little fun.

"I'm a big fan of accessories," she said after mentioning the outfit
of Mayor Pro Tem Vivian Burke. "I'm married to one.

"Just kidding."

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This is so "sad" that Reporters are trying to make a big deal out of Michelle trying to have some fun on the campaign trail. She has a great sense of humor, get used to it.

If a man joked that his wife was an accessory, how well would that go over?

After reading the article to the link I view nothing wrong with Ms. Sweet posting it. I actually believe
she was allowing Ms. Obama to display a humorous side while on the campaign trail.

Take it for what it is, a joke by the candidate's spouse. Every column cannot be hard-hitting.

I would never call my husband an accessory. Even jokingly. He's far too valuable a person than some handbag or belt.

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