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Time Magazine: Michelle Obama "could be a liability as well as an asset."

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WASHINGTON--Michelle Obama's political balance sheet is the subject of a new Time Magazine story headlined "The War Over Michelle Obama" by Jay Newton-Small and Nancy Gibbs. LINK

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But it also may signal that as attention turns to the general campaign, Michelle could be a liability as well as an asset. Her speeches can sound stark and stern compared with her husband's roof raisers. He's all about the promise; she's more about the problem.

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It's fine to talk about the problem but what we most certainly don't need is another co-presidency. The Clinton co-presidency was a disaster for Americans; one result--the cause of universal health care in America was set back by decades, badly bungled by an overconfident, even arrogant Hillary empowered by a weak-kneed Bill.

We didn't elect Hillary in the 90's. Should her husband win in Nov, we don't need Michelle meddling in the affairs of government either.This is the 21st century, and she should be able to do whatever she wants...keep working, decorate the WH, whatever. But she will not be the one Americans elected and she should keep her nose out of government affairs.

The constant efforts to interject race into the campaign by the Obama camp is truly hurtful to everyone in the democratic party who's worked for so long to overcome America's racial past and present.
Given the Obamas much too fast (and largely unexamined) rise in the political world, the placement of this article by Time magazine must be viewed for what it certainly is:
Siding with one faction of the democratic party in what apparently is a well-planned internecine battle for control of the party apparatus.
Time should just show up in August and cover what happens.

I have read the article published by Time Magazine and believe it fails to answer any of the questions that people have regarding Michelle Obama.
Specifically it fails to address the thoughts she expressed in her thesis submitted when she attended Princeton University nor does it explain her relationship with the Reverend Wright.

I agree that the article is another softball piece regarding the Obama's.

It is time that the media start asking hardball questions of the Senator as the American people have a right to know everything.

Michelle Obama a liability? DUH!! That's been obvious since day one, and after reading her thesis, I don't doubt that there are more little nuggets about Michelle that the Republican opposition researchers are just giddy about. Michelle won't have to worry about decorating the WH, and frankly, I think it is awfully presumptuous of them to be discussing this at all.

There are not going to be any hard questions from the media. He is the fifth columnist's dream come true. We may possibly have our first Socialist in the White House accompanied by the "Hate America" lobby that funded him.

MICHELLE OBAMA WILL BRING GREATNESS TO THE WHITE HOUSE!
AMERICA GET TO KNOW THE OBAMA'S, THEY DESERVE THAT!
STOP ANALYZING AND START THE HEALING PROCESS WITH THE FUTURE FIRST
FAMILY!

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