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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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centrist, I have been reading the posts and responses to this topic. While I can understand some people's dislike of Hillary Clinton and Eleanor Roosevelt as First Lady; those that have been critical of Michelle Obama have brought up no reasons of substance for their criticism of her as First Lady. Perhaps it is just because some people of a particular political persuasion just cannot abide with a well educated, accomplished and intelligent black woman as First Lady. I believe that there are a lot of people in this country who believe that the only way a black woman should enter the White House is through the servant's entrance. 

 

Michelle Obama exuded class and sophistication as a presidential wife. She supported her husband's political career. Unlike Hillary Clinton, she didn't become involved in her husband's career except to lend support, although she is well qualified for a political career of her own. There are a lot of people who like the wife of a President to be just a companion who provides eye candy for state dinners and adds decorations to the White House. 

 

As far as First Lady, Melainia Trump seems out of her league. She has been largely absent from the White House since her husband's inauguration. No doubt she feels awkward in state occasions and would much prefer to be in the background, caring for their son Barron. Melainia Trump is IMHO far more intelligent than her husband, but The Donald is a great meal ticket. At 24 years younger than her husband, she no doubt is waiting for the day when she can become a wealthy widow. So far the Trump administration is a daily soap opera that no Hollywood screen writer could make up. 


I agree 100%, "Golf'n"!  Certainly some of the Michelle haters are racists and the others are beholden by Fox or Hate Radio, Limblah and Hannity which wouldn't dare report anything positive about Michelle Obama.  You'll never see a truthful, insightful or intelligent reason to hold her with such disdain as a couple of posters have posted. It's a tribute to their bigotry, racial/political or otherwise.

 

And I'm with you....other than tolerate her husband, I'm not see Melania do much with her opportunity.


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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Michelle Obama is my favorite.

 

 

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Actually Michelle I would rate as the worse as she always looked like a frump, she had no taste in clothes and if listen to the secret service guys, they couldn't stand her and she thought she was all that and so glad she is our of our house, Melania is the best of all time.
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