Michelle Obama: I was ‘knocked back’ by race perceptions


She told an audience of mainly black graduates she feared racial stereotypes might be harming her husband’s election campaign and worried what her daughters might feel if they knew what people were saying about her.

And she warned them of the “daily slights” they would face throughout their lives in the US, where “those age-old problems are stubborn and they haven’t fully gone away”.

…Obama returned to issues of racism in America with a warning to Tuskegee’s graduates that “the road ahead is not going to be easy”. “It never is,” she said, “especially for folks like you and me. Because while we’ve come so far, the truth is that those age-old problems are stubborn and they haven’t fully gone away. So there will be times … when you feel like folks look right past you, or they see just a fraction of who you really are.

And some more blathering like that. This woman is delusional. As I never tire of pointing out – not because I have a vendetta against poor bitter Michelle, but because it still amazes me – this Ivy League graduate is not fluently literate at an acceptable high school level. It must be perfectly obvious to anyone, Michelle Obama included, that being black has been a huge advantage to her.

And, really, if Barry weren’t half black, he wouldn’t exactly be president, would he?