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Who is your favorite First Lady of all time?

We have discussed favorite presidents but what about first ladies?  Do you have a favorite?

 

Here are 9 unique first ladies discussed by AARP http://www.aarp.org/politics-society/history/info-2016/first-ladies-women-who-called-the-white-house...

 

Is one of these your favorite?

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Without a doubt Michelle Obama! For me she represented the new leadership model, integrated on so many levels than we'd seen in a leading lady before. She was real in areas that mattered, full of content, substance, intelligence, ... she's genuine, relatable, inspiring, I could go on ...... 

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Please DON'T go on. Michelle Obama will NEVER be one half the First Lady that Eleanor Roosevelt was.

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@gfortman@gfortman wrote:

Please DON'T go on. Michelle Obama will NEVER be one half the First Lady that Eleanor Roosevelt was.


I agree.  Many think she was twice the First Lady.  But thanks for sharing.


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Michelle Obama is by far my favorite First Lady.  She brought so much grace, class and sophistication to the Whitehouse but was still fun-loving and down-to-earth.  Very intelligent and well-spoken, compassionate.  A exemplary mother to her girls and role model to all women.

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Laura Bush

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Michelle Obama

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Michelle Obama

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Barbara Bush

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Barbara Bush

 

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Barbara Bush or Laura Bush. True ladies.

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Michelle Obama

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Eleanor Roosevelt - publicly avtive while husband was president and long afterwards.

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Hillary Clinton by far was the most determined to effect change. She was not content to be quiet & host events. 

Roselyn Carter however brought a sense of softness & serenity to her position. Her poise and composer were definitely inspirational. 

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I believe Hillary Clinton was our best First Lady. When she began her tenure as First Lady, she immediately went to work on creating a national health care plan... until she was told to go back into the kitchen and bake cookies! I have met her on several occasionas and believe that people are intimidated by her keen intellect. She is upfront, takes a beating and keeps standing, stood by Bill despite her humiliation, did more than any other Secretary of State in American history, was certainly a good Senator of New York (a state in which I live). Yes, she made mistakes and owned them. We all should follow that example. People in glass houses...

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Michelle Obama.  She set a great example for all of us. 

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What did she do that was so great? I know she did a lot of talk shows.

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The Healthy Child Diet Initiave including community gardens in the inner city to name a couple of things, but it sounds like you already have your mind made up. 

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I couldn't agree more.
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Jackie Kennedy
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I think Melania will be the best.  Hopefully people will give her a chance.  She's my favorite so far.

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Betty Ford for bringing attention to the Breast Cancer screening and later her defeat of her alcolholism and emphasizing treatment for both.

 

Melania is a close second...beautiful, high IQ, speaks 5 languages, accomplished business woman and a eal role model.  Brains and beauty at its best! Plus she has tremendous class and diplomacy towards everone including her critics.

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I completely agree that Melania Trump will be the best First Lady ever! She is definitely the most beautiful and very intelligent! Her knowledge of 5 languages will definitely help break barriers to Make America Great Again!

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WHAT (:-o(
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Michelle Obama

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I think Obama is certainly the best First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt.

We will not see her equal in the White House for a very long time.

She had grace, class, and certainly an articulate, passionate speaker,

and advocate for a number of causes. A true national treasure!

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1st. is Laura Bush,  a close 2nd. is Jackie Kennedy

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Michelle Obama 

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Eleanore Roosevelt was by far the best.

 

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