Michelle Obama Gets Ripped for Comparing Trump to Divorced Dads
Michelle Obama Ripped for Comparing Trump to Divorced Dads
The former First Lady was promoting her new memoir “Becoming” in London when she struggled to find a metaphor describing America’s fascination with Donald Trump — a fascination that turned bad.
You hear Stephen Colbert — who moderated Michelle’s chat — tee off first, and then she launches, equating America’s troubles with that of a teenager who spends the weekend with his/her divorced dad who makes things fun at first and then gets the youngster sick.
The fallout from the video — obtained by The Independent — was immediate as people, especially divorced dads, took offense at the intimation divorced dads are somehow lesser than divorced moms.
Someone tweeted, “I admire @MichelleObama, but I really wish she wouldn’t use divorced dads as a metaphor for Trump. I hear some of them are quite awesome.” Someone else said, “As a divorced dad, I do my best to raise my son into a kind of man of which we all can be proud. Your comment doesn’t help people see that I’m