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Michelle Obama Canít Wait To Live a 'Normal Life' Again (taking a LONG break from the public)
Time Magazine ^ | 4:04 PM ET | Samantha Cooney

Posted on 01/17/2017 2:23:34 PM PST by drewh

Michelle Obama has already shot down suggestions that she’ll run for president, but that doesn’t mean she’ll stay out of the spotlight entirely.

The Washington Post reported that the First Lady eventually plans to set up an office with a small staff. The office will be run by Obama’s deputy chief of staff, Melissa Winter, who Obama described in an email to the Post as one of her “most trusted advisors and dearest friends.”

But first, Obama, who has used her post to advocate for education for women and girls and children’s health, plans to take a long break. Then, she’ll work with staff to figure out what she wants to focus her time on. “She has such a powerful voice. You don’t have to augment with a lot of things,” Winter told the Post.

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There’s been speculation that Obama will write a memoir after leaving the White House, following in the footsteps of other first ladies. Winter said that she thinks writing would be a natural fit for Obama. “I think she’d be a wonderful children’s book author. We haven’t set up a process for that, [but] down the line it would be a natural way to exhale from an experience like this,” she said.

But Obama has made it clear that, above all, she craves a sense of normalcy that she lost when her president took office. “Right now it is an empty plate,” Winter told the Post. “I really think the most important thing is to give her time to breathe and get acclimated to being a private citizen again.”

(Excerpt) Read more at motto.time.com ...


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KEYWORDS: michelle; michelleinterview; obamafarewell
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Moochies on permanent Hawaii vacay now!
1 posted on 01/17/2017 2:23:34 PM PST by drewh
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Does a ‘normal life’ mean she doesn’t have to be proud of this country anymore?


2 posted on 01/17/2017 2:25:51 PM PST by fwdude (Democrats have not been this angry since Republicans freed the slaves.)
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To: drewh

I cant wait for this moose to take a LONG LONG break from ever showing her perpetually pissed off face, and her humongous butt out of the public eye!!


3 posted on 01/17/2017 2:26:53 PM PST by MagUSNRET
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To: drewh

Lots of scissoring with Orca & Gayle ahead.


4 posted on 01/17/2017 2:29:54 PM PST by nickedknack
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Seeeeeeee..... No Obama will ever be heard from again. Playing golf, shopping, hanging out....

These people do not have the energy, work ethic to go and be “activists”.


5 posted on 01/17/2017 2:30:29 PM PST by Professional
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To: drewh

He can go back to looking like a man.


6 posted on 01/17/2017 2:30:31 PM PST by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: drewh

Don’t let the door hit you on the caboose on the way out!

The world will welcome with open arms and a collective sigh of relief when Melania returns the USA to respectability.


7 posted on 01/17/2017 2:31:06 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: drewh

Well, one thing is certain, she can’t return to her $300K job at the University of Chicago Medical Center since not only did they not need her in the first place, they never filled her vacancy.......


8 posted on 01/17/2017 2:32:07 PM PST by Hot Tabasco
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To: drewh

I can’t wait until she is out of the spotlight and I hope she can keep her egotistical husband out of the spotlight, too.
If I never see or hear from them again, it will be too soon.


9 posted on 01/17/2017 2:32:18 PM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here Of Citizen Parents)
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To: nickedknack
a brand new life with Orca! (watch out Steadman)


10 posted on 01/17/2017 2:34:30 PM PST by drewh
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The last refuge of feminist scoundrels: Children’s books!


11 posted on 01/17/2017 2:36:08 PM PST by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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You're not fooling anyone Michelle.
Limelight is very addictive.
So is tons of free taxpayer money.
Just wait until you run into the first store clerk who does not recognize you. It will sting.

12 posted on 01/17/2017 2:36:28 PM PST by BitWielder1 (I'd rather have Unequal Wealth than Equal Poverty.)
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She can go to Target and search out all the racists she wants now


13 posted on 01/17/2017 2:37:14 PM PST by PGR88
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I predict she will be given a show on the oprah oxygen network.


14 posted on 01/17/2017 2:37:16 PM PST by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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I'll bet there won't be any more $300K/yr no show jobs for Mooschell.She'll write a couple of autobiographies (at a guaranteed $10 million each) and she make a dozen,or so,speeches a year (at a guaranteed $750K each)

And then she'll run for office.

15 posted on 01/17/2017 2:37:48 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Deplorables' Lives Matter)
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To: MagUSNRET

16 posted on 01/17/2017 2:38:01 PM PST by drewh
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To: Gay State Conservative

who in their right mind would want moochie in charge of anything?


17 posted on 01/17/2017 2:39:23 PM PST by drewh
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She’ll change her mind the first time she has to pay for something and realizes she doesn’t have an unlimited taxpayer backed credit card like she’s been abusing for the past 8 years.


18 posted on 01/17/2017 2:39:49 PM PST by thoughtomator (Purple: the color of sedition)
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What? You mean, like actually work for a living? Clean your own house. Raise your children. Do laundry. Cook dinner. Not sponge off of the government teet?


19 posted on 01/17/2017 2:40:55 PM PST by NoKoolAidforMe (Donald Trump is going to be the 45 president of the United States. Accept reality.)
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To: Professional
These people do not have the energy, work ethic to go and be “activists”.

I think Bambi is going to spend his time giving interviews to the media, critiquing (condemning) Trump's every move from his vaunted position as "elder statesman." The man loves the sound of his own voice too much to keep his yap shut, and the media are more than willing to provide him all the adulation he demands.

20 posted on 01/17/2017 2:41:36 PM PST by Hoffer Rand (God be greater than the worries in my life, be stronger than the weakness in my mind, be magnified.)
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