Michelle Obama

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Jussie Smollett, reigning queen of the gaslight

17 September 2020 3:01 am

MAGA country’s most famous resident wants his C-list career back. And some of the most despicable cretins on the left…

Wholesome, intimate and suspiciously vague: The Michelle Obama Podcast reviewed

22 August 2020 9:00 am

Back in March, I made a long-odds bet that Michelle Obama would be the Democratic party’s vice-presidential nominee. I knew…

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The Michelle Obama Podcast is wholesome, intimate and suspiciously vague

21 August 2020 2:28 am

Back in March, I made a long-odds bet that Michelle Obama would be the Democratic party’s vice-presidential nominee. I knew…

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Michelle Obama goes low on the first night of the virtual DNC

18 August 2020 2:06 pm

What was that? That was the question the internet was asking as the disjointed first night of the Democratic National…

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Seven candidates who could save the Democrats in 2020

29 October 2019 1:51 am

Has there ever been a more cack-handed, sloppy bunch of goons than these Democratic candidates? Ancient Joe Biden looks like…

Michelle Obama during the 2008 Democrat primaries. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Is Michelle Obama a secret Archers fan?

24 November 2018 9:00 am

I wonder what Michelle Obama, the former First Lady who remade that role in her own image, would make of…

Beyond the pale

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Setting off to spend a year teaching English in Zhejiang province in south-eastern China, I expected plenty of surprises. But…

Valérie Trierweiler’s notebook: Christmas as a singleton

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Christmas will be a very warm occasion for me. I’ll be spending it with the Massonneaus — my family —…