Fox Contributor: Michelle Should Have Thanked Affirmative Action in Her Speech
First Lady Michelle Obama is getting pushback from some the standard corners for a commencement address at Tuskegee University in which she addressed the hurdles of racism she faced en route to becoming the first African-American First Lady.
Fox News contributor Angela McGlowan told Fox & Friends Tuesday morn that Obama’s comments couldn’t help but be seen through the racially-divisive lens of her husband’s Eric Holder-decked administration, and that Obama could have just as easily listed the ways in which her race helped her.
“Why didn’t the First Lady share the reason why she got into Princeton was probably because of affirmative action?” McGowan asked. “The reason she became an associate at a law firm was probably because of diversity, that they needed a woman. I’m not saying she wasn’t qualified. But they needed a woman, and a woman of color. That’s a twofer.”
“But being the first black First Lady, I would have expected a more positive message,” McGowan said. On that note, host Elisabeth Hasselbeck threw to Rush Limbaugh.
Watch the clip below, via Fox News:
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