This wouldn't have anything to do with the likely Democratic candidate being a woman, would it?
Via The Hill:
The U.S. should elect a female president “as soon as possible,” first lady Michelle Obama said Monday.
“You know, I think this country is ready — this country is ready for anyone who can do that job,” the first lady said while speaking at a working families summit in Washington.
Obama said the country had learned a president didn’t need to have a particular race, gender, or background.
“The person who should do the job is the person who is most qualified — and we have some options, don’t we?” Obama said, drawing loud applause.
While the first lady’s comments fell short of an endorsement, they’re sure to be read as a a nod toward the Democratic presidential primary, where former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is widely considered the frontrunner for the nomination.
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