A Portrait of the First Lady as an Angry Young Woman

Michelle Obama has recently taken issue with her critics for allegedly perpetuating the idea that she is an "angry black woman."  "That's an image people have tried to paint of me, since, you know, Barack announced, that I'm some angry black woman," she told CBS.  "Who can write about how I feel?" she went on. "Who? What third person can tell me how I feel, or anyone, for that matter?" One does not have to take a leap of faith to believe Mrs. Obama to be an "angry black woman."  It is nothing more than a logical conclusion given the evidence she has provided.   "For the first time in my adult life, I'm proud of my country." These are the words of Michelle Obama in 2008, said in response America's energetic reception of Barack Obama. And clearly, they are the words of an angry person.  A person who is so undeniably resentful of this nation that has provided her with a path to education and affluence that she can boast only...(Read Full Article)