From chimp to Chewbacca? Lay off the first lady!

This is the fault of the media. The first time it happened back in 2007, it should have been challenged, not tolerated. Because no one wanted to seem too sensitive, no one said anything. Eugene Robinson was called to task last week by the crew over on Morning Joe for his comments about Chris Christie's weight. Where was the outcry for this comment???

Is it really that hard to believe that a black woman can be smart, sophisticated and attractive?

If you listen to some conservatives talk about Michelle Obama, it seems to be that way.

Ever since the Obama family launched into the national spotlight in 2008, the first lady has been the subject of sexist and racialized attacks from those who'd rather not see her as the woman of the White House.

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