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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Michelle Obama Expected To Highlight President’s Softer Side

First Lady Michelle Obama waves from the podium during a sound check at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday. (AP)

First Lady Michelle Obama is on Time Magazine’s convention “cover of the day,” and Tuesday night she’ll take the podium at the DNC.

Much like Ann Romney, Mrs. Obama is expected to highlight the human side of her husband. Both the president and Mitt Romney are considered elusive and as a result, Politico’s Lois Romano writes: “Never have two spouses in the same election been such significant and strategic players.”

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  • BHA_in_Vermont

    I find the concept of Mrs. Obama having to “humanize her husband” to be very odd.

    The President, as long as he has been in the national public eye, has been vocally interested in the plight of the “not 1%”. One gets the impression that he understands the “common man”, has BEEN the “common man”, will fight for the “common man”.

    Romney? Not so much.

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