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America says goodbye to Michelle Obama, its mom-in-chief

As she prepares to leave the White House, first lady and self-titled “mom-in-chief” Michelle Obama remains popular.

Indeed, Obama was one of Hillary Clinton’s most powerful advocates during Clinton’s historic but ultimately unsuccessful presidential campaign.

Luk 3cFrom Obama’s speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention to her rebuke of Donald Trump’s lewd comments about women, Obama urged the country to “go high” for the sake of our children.

Assuming a maternal role is not unusual for a first lady.

It also is not unusual for women to couch their public activism in maternal…

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