Skip to comments.Echoes of TV’s First Lady-Michelle Obama’s last true cultural antecedent is ‘Cosby’s’ Clair Huxtable
Posted on 06/19/2009 4:38:08 AM PDT by John W
WASHINGTON - So far, the first lady has chosen to be a food bank volunteer with an outsize entourage and an education activist with the largest soapbox imaginable. But Michelle Obama also fills a role that is not of her choosing but that may, in fact, be the most influential: She serves as a symbol of middle-class progress, feminist achievement, affirmative-action success and individual style.
And she has done all this on the world stage . . . while being black.
Time and again, observers grasp for adjectives to describe Obama's combination of professional accomplishment and soccer-mom maternalism. It's no wonder so many eye her with awe and disbelief. Or why a minority still view her with suspicion. There have been few broad cultural precedents for what she represents.
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Funny why can’t we all be just Americans without the hyphenation? I have to presume they still have a chip on their shoulders and angry at America.
Plus the free medical care, food stamps, section 8 housing and special rights & permanent (Victim Status)
This is meant for those whom the tennis shoe fits.
Mychelle had the assistance of (HASOP)”help a sistah out program.” Whitey need not apply, you already born with a platinum spoon in your mouth.
Reality At It’s Best,
and she was pulled over for driving while black. I was stopped the other day for DDW “driving while white”, because of my extreme paleness, the officer thought my car was being self driven. (Satire)
Gotta Love It,
Sarah is one lovely and distinquished woman in life. I voted for Sarah, not the addled old fool alleged Maverick of Nothing.
Your picture post says a thousand words about character, class, integrity, compassion, beauty, and America’s Hope.
This isn’t the full original article on this subject but it has most of the info;
Interestingly, a white woman married to a Democrat governor can get a meaningless job in Academia here in NC. Just ask Mary Easley. Whoops, not now, but there she was, for a while, knocking down $180K for wearing designer suits to NCSU staff meetings.
This WP woman was the one who made the horrible comments about Katherine Harris and the John Roberts family.
Amen!! Molon Labe!!!!