A Birthday Fit For a FLOTUS

Next week marks the 48th birthday of our nation's First Lady -- a milestone worthy of yet another Obama campaign letter.  In an appeal seemingly directed at third graders or the acronym-challenged, POTUS does what he knows best - campaign.  This time, appealing for birthday wishes for the put-upon and by no means angry - FLOTUS. When you become president, one thing happens overnight is that you and everyone you love get a bunch of new nicknames. I was already pretty used to this.  But "FLOTUS," short for First Lady of the United States, is really something else. I'm writing because our FLOTUS, Michelle, turns 48 on Tuesday, and I know I'm not her only fan out there. Will you join me in wishing her a happy birthday? The decision to become part of this campaign was deeply personal for a lot of people, and Michelle and I are no exception.  But we both knew, like anyone else who believes in what we're trying to do here, that this was never going to be easy. This fall,...(Read Full Post)