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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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@evandpu wrote:

Sarah Childress Polk


Well, she garnered one vote.....


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Jackie Kennedy and Michelle Obama

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Eleanor Roosevelt beats them all. A true role model.

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Michelle Obama all the way!

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Jackie Kennedy by far the best

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Barbara Bush and Laura Bush.
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Michele Obama

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Nancy Reagan was a lovely First Lady and to this day is my favorite.

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Ivanka Trump, not Melania who has rarely seen the White House.

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@gfortman wrote:

Ivanka Trump, not Melania who has rarely seen the White House.


Are we now considering Ivanka a "First Lady"?


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Michelle Obama

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@cw7818647 wrote:

Michelle Obama


That appears to be the leading vote recipiant, by far.....so far.


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Eleanor Roosevelt! Hung in there and helped out her husband AND her country while still taking care of her family! What a woman! She's a rockstar! 

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I hope this not sound too partisan, because I don't mean it to be. BUT .........

The both two Bush wives were the most gracious along with Nancy Reagan. Easy three place tie.  

For the worst, clearly the "Pantsuit Princess" Hillary. Second worst, Lady Bird. All the rest were pretty average. The future looks promising.         

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Eleanor Roosevelt and Michelle

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@jp6406 wrote:

I hope this not sound too partisan, because I don't mean it to be. BUT .........

The both two Bush wives were the most gracious along with Nancy Reagan. Easy three place tie.  

For the worst, clearly the "Pantsuit Princess" Hillary. Second worst, Lady Bird. All the rest were pretty average. The future looks promising.         


Maybe I'm biased, but it doesn't sound partisan to me.  All good choices in my always humble opinion.


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Jacquline Kennedy was my all time favorite First Lady.  She was always such a polished person in public.  Always elegent and dignified

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Mrs. Michelle Obama, classy and brillant!  The other would be Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Michelle Obama. She started the vegetable garden at the White House and encouraged childen to start exercising. She tried to improve school lunches to stop the childhood obesity epidemic. 

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Melania. Despite the harassment by left wing media and left wing extremist she has held her own. She has remained classy as some Hollywood stars made low class comments about her young family

 

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Jackie, Michelle & Hillary. Grace, poise, confidence, brains and parents. 

 

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Michelle Obama. Classy, fun and sassy. And incredibly intelligent.

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Michelle???? Biggest joke for a First Lady ever in the White House!!!! No class at all! Jackie and Melania for sure.

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Michelle Obama. She is such a classy lady,

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My favorite 1st !ady is Eleanor Roosevelt because of her husbands polio became a strong woman, did things during WWII that few woman of her time could do, & later was an important part & person in the establishing the UN. Her life was spent in doing things no other woman could do in her own time & should be an example to women everywhere of what you can do as a woman of intelligence & caring.

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My favorite 1st !ady is Eleanor Roosevelt because of her husbands polio became a strong woman, did things during WWII that few woman of her time could do, & later was an important part & person in the establishing the UN. Her life was spent in doing things no other woman could do in her own time & should be an example to women everywhere of what you can do as a woman of intelligence & caring.

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Jackie, Michelle and Hillary in that order.  Go ahead, jeer me if u want.  I can take it.  

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1/3 OF A JEER
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Any of the first ladies EXCEPT Michelle Obama!

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@jc8615@jc8615 wrote:

Any of the first ladies EXCEPT Michelle Obama!  I'm not sure that's what the REAL JC would say.  Sounds to me like your comment is racially motivated.  Haven't we gotten past that yet?


 


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