Michelle Obama: Other’s Caution

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Alarms are being sounded over First Lady Michelle Obama forays into the policy realm, as she made the first of what are promised to be more federal agency visits. Mrs. Obama has touted Obama Administration policies recently at both the Housing & Urban Development and Education Departments.

First Lady historian Myra Gutin told The New York Times she is disappointed:

“She went to some lengths to say she was going to be first mom in chief …I don’t think we ever really imagined her edging toward public policy like this.”

A different view was expressed in November, when  The President’s Partner: The First Lady in the Twentieth Century author Dr. Myra Gutin looked ahead:

I think she could be active the way Hillary Clinton was”

But as First Lady historian  Myra Gutin cautioned the Washington Times last June:

 “There is a real disconnect between what we know and what people are really like. The media doesn’t always match what a person is.