She is smart and funny and graceful. Let the record show I would rather have her be the president for her sheer practicality and unabashed authenticity. You can tell she is the one that grounds their relationship. You always feel she is just one step away from kicking ass (either physically or rhetorically) and taking names. She is so opposite the Lady MacBeth or Stepford Wife, Guenevere or Xanax’ed Smile we’re used to seeing from first ladies:
Wonkette writes about Michelle’s ‘you have to be kidding me you idiot’ look that she saves for the stupider of journalists. Or in this case, Anne Romney way back when:
Michelle, I know this look. I have given this look. This is the look that a woman gives another person when s/he’s saying something so dumb you’re afraid it might rub off. This is the “bitch, please” look. I love that you gave this look on stage, in public, to Ann Romney.
Be on the lookout for more of these brief glances where Michelle levels with us and indicates that she’s as fed up with stupid campaign coverages as everybody else is.