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Bonnie Fuller, columnist for http://www.thehuffingtonpost.com, has written article that’s got our attention.

Headlined “Michelle Obama’s War against The W(B)itchhunters takes a look at how critics have been labeling Obama’s baby mama. It’s a must read.

 

Celebrity stylist Robert Verdi thinks that her 1950s power style — refreshing bright colors, knee-length skirts and strands of beads around her neck hit the perfect note of approachability and stylishness, and he tells her to stick with it. “Together the Obamas convey a youthfulness that restores the idea that we’re still a nation that is growing, progressing, and full of hope.”


However,
Houston Chronicle newspaper columnist Whitney Casey believes that in the south, Michelle Obama’s bold upright stance and choice of bold colors may turn off voters, who could be frightened by her directness.


To win over this part of the country, “she could be a little more demure, toss out the feminine mystique and use her feminine wiles. I know this sounds silly and sexist,” admits Casey, “but she should do it so she can be who she is when the time is right.”


Casey’s suggestions for Michelle: “Keep your arms open, not crossed or on your hips when you stand. Soften your shoulders, maybe with sweaters, switch to softer colors — powder blue, yellow, soft lilac — wear lower heels, loosen up your hair, and switch from structured to looser, flowing skirts.”


Michelle may find this hard to swallow, and what female sympathizer can blame her. After all, as businesswoman and supporter Millie Becker points out, “The problem’s not with her, it’s with society,” or some parts of it.


She’s attractive, she’s accomplished, she was a practicing attorney, she’s Ivy League, she’s a beloved wife and mother. Says Becker, “as we say in the hood, ‘she’s got it going on.'”


Yes Michelle, it’s precisely because you’ve got it going on that your and your husband’s enemies will work so relentlessly to make it appear that you don’t. The most backward elements of American society have had some big successes with employing the b and the w words when it comes to strong women. So take all this advice and take out an invisible Teflon suit and get ready for target practice. You can prevail!

 

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