Sorry, Mooch. We just weren’t able to see past your fat ass.
It was Obama’s largest public appearance since the 2016 election — speaking in front of more than 8,000 people at the Women’s Foundation of Colorado’s 30th anniversary celebration — and she touched on personal attacks that she faced again and again. Many had the same theme.
“The shards that cut me the deepest were the ones that intended to cut,” Obama said, according to the Denver Post. “Knowing that after eight years of working really hard for this country, there are still people who won’t see me for what I am because of my skin color.”
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In final speech, emotional Michelle Obama tells young people ‘don’t be afraid’
During her final official speech as first lady, an emotional Michelle Obama urged young people to be empowered and lead ‘with hope, never fear.’ (Reuters)
She added that she wouldn’t pretend the attacks didn’t hurt, because that would give those inflicting the pain a pass, according to the Post.
“We are living with small tiny cuts, and we are bleeding every single day. And we’re still getting up,” she said.
For nearly a decade, Obama, the nation’s first black first lady, absorbed direct and subtle barbs about her race.
She’s been called an “atrocity” as first lady who’s not classy enough — or at least not as classy as her white predecessors. A Washington state mayor said she has a gorilla face. Fox News said she was former president Barack Obama’s “baby mama,” as opposed to his wife and the mother of his children. (I couldn’t be bothered to copy more…..)