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June 05, 2014

So You Have This To Look Forward To

Speculation that Michelle Obama is "positioning" herself (like the economy, I suppose, ready to spring into vibrant green shoots) for a run at the Illinois Senate seat currently held by Mark Kirk in 2016.

A Thursday column in Reuters suggests that Obama would be the only candidate with a large enough profile to unseat the Republican.

The column also points to Obama's recent willingness to debate the merits of her school lunch program with Republicans, a trip to China, fundraising and her stance on the kidnapped Nigerian school girls as other signs that her tone is turning more political.

Here's that Reuters piece, by Keith Koffler, if you can stand the vileness.

This is my plan on handling a Michelle Obama run:

When I criticize her, and her cultists call me "racist," I'll say, "No no no no no, I was being sexist, I reject her obvious qualifications due to the fact she is a Woman and I am fighting a #WarOnWomen."

And then, later, when they object that my criticism is sexist, I'll say, "Wrong again. That time I was being racist. Do try to keep up."



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