Michelle Obama, campaigning in New Hampshire today:
“This is not normal. This is not politics as usual. This is disgraceful. It is intolerable. And it doesn’t matter what party you belong to.”Read a transcript or watch and listen.
If our children were still wee pals at home, we’d be watching and listening to this speech with them after dinner tonight.
[I feel honored to have met Michelle Obama in 2004, right here in downstate Illinois. I still hope that someday she’ll run for Senate. Richard Durbin will be weeks short of seventy-six when he is up for reelection in 2020.]