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Since 2008 Michelle Obama Watch has been all about our Fabulous FLOTUS!

Michelle Obama Watch (MOW) was founded by the Blogmother, Gina McCauley in June 2008. Committed to commenting on news about First Lady Michelle Obama, Mrs Robinson and the weeMichelles, MOW is a repository of all things Michelle Obama. If it has anything to do with the First Lady, you can read about on Michelle Obama Watch.

 

HOW IT ALL STARTED - THE ORIGINS OF MOW

From WAOD, June 4 2008

This whole infamous tape stuff is just a sliver of what Michelle Obama is going to face in the media. So because I predict getting a flurry of emails from now until November, I am going to be proactive and start a separate Michelle Obama blog to track every article, blog post, YouTube clip that pops up and provide you an opportunity to respond. Because if the past is any indicator, the campaign has no problem with her being turned into a verbal punching bag, I DO! IF you want to volunteer and want to post updates on the blog, send an email to the gmail account in the right sidebar. Its going to be a LONG hot SUMMER!

Whether you support her husband or not. Let's be clear, any and every Black woman that walks in her footsteps can expect the same treatment so we might as well pull a Gandolf, draw a line in the stand and yell "THOU SHALL NOT PASS!"

The above post was written by Gina McCauley on her blog WhatAboutOurDaughters.com. With a dedicated group of volunteer bloggers Gina set out to “draw a line in the sand” between negative media portrayals and Michelle Obama. As stated before our mission has not changed much, because questionable media coverage of the First Lady continues to exist. However, because Michelle Obama is one of the most highly profiled First Ladies in US history, this blog also serves as an archive in cyberspace. Not only should we be committed to defending the First Lady, weeMichelles, and Mrs Robinson when they are attacked in the media, but we must also shine a bright light on positive portrayals of them. When they “Google their names” 8 years from now, they should find a place dedicated to uplifting positive images of the women and girls in our First Family.

MICHELLE OBAMA WATCH IN THE PRESS

Shore Magazine: "Michelle Obama's clothes: Every minute, every hour, every day, for five years" September 17, 2011

Forbes.com: "What It Takes To Dress Michelle Obama" May 12, 2011

The Washington Times: "Michelle Obama raises funds, Dems' hopes" October 27, 2010

CNN.com: "The tricky path forward for Michelle Obama" August 16, 2010

The Washington Post: "Julianna Smoot brings an insider's perspective to Obamas' inner circle" March 3, 2010

Black America Web: "American Woman: Michelle Obama Finds Her Groove" January 21, 2010

The Washington Post: "First lady Michelle Obama has lacked focus in her advocacy in her first year" December 31, 2009

Time Magazine: “Why Michelle Obama’s Hair Matters" September 7, 2009

UK Guardian: "Michelle Obama, fashion mistress" February 17, 2009

Chicago Tribune: Web sites offer all things Michelle Obama January 5, 2009

Will Michelle Obama unite nation's feminists? July 6, 2008

Salon.com: "Thunder, Lightning, the way you hug me is frightening" April 3, 2009

"Michelle Obama, bit by bit" February 19, 2009

"Should Michelle Obama’s booty be off-limits?" November 19, 2008

"American princesses" November 7, 2008

"Everybody loves Michelle" November 6, 2008

The Irish Times: "Standing up for Michelle Obama" August 8, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle: "New Yorker editor defends Obama cover" July 5, 2008

Los Angeles Times: Obama: "Lay off my wife" all over again" July 17, 2008

AC 360° Blog: New Yorker cover - Satire or smear? July 14, 2008

The Wall Street Journal: "News Outlets Face Increasing Scrutiny in Campaign" June 13, 2008

 

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