Michelle O’s Rising Popularity in Politics
(The Network Journal) — She’s not a political animal, Michelle Obama is the first to admit. Yet with an e-mail here and a kind word there, the first lady has dipped her toes into the political waters of the midterm elections. And Democratic candidates are hoping there’s lots more to come this fall. With her sky-high popularity — Mrs. Obama’s favorability numbers easily outdistance her husband’s — plenty of Democrats would love a sprinkle of the first lady’s stardust.