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If Joe doesn't run in 2024, I hope Michelle Obama does. (Original Post) Roisin Ni Fiachra Apr 2023 OP
She has no interest. Joe will run and Joe will win. Again. Even bigger this time. Funtatlaguy Apr 2023 #1
She won't, then or any other time. Ocelot II Apr 2023 #2
Michelle Obama is not going to run for President, MarineCombatEngineer Apr 2023 #3
That will never happen. madaboutharry Apr 2023 #4
Why do people keep bringing this up? BlackSkimmer Apr 2023 #5
+ 1 M moonscape Apr 2023 #7
Because, despite her reluctance to run, she's a sure bet. Roisin Ni Fiachra Apr 2023 #19
No. Listen to her words and let her live. WhiskeyGrinder Apr 2023 #6
Why? betsuni Apr 2023 #8
You really think she would step all over Kamala Harris that way? MrsCoffee Apr 2023 #9
Do you believe Harris "deserves" the nomination? brooklynite Apr 2023 #12
Do you believe she doesn't? edisdead Apr 2023 #15
No I don't. brooklynite Apr 2023 #27
Do you like her tax policy more, or her education policy? brooklynite Apr 2023 #10
7 Education Initiatives Led by Michelle Obama Roisin Ni Fiachra Apr 2023 #28
Lovely as an idea. stopdiggin Apr 2023 #11
Number one, Diamond_Dog Apr 2023 #13
Yes, the MAGAts hate her. If the MAGAt's don't hate you, Roisin Ni Fiachra Apr 2023 #21
Not this again we can do it Apr 2023 #14
Let's Go Joe!!!!!! WA-03 Democrat Apr 2023 #16
Joe Biden will crush it in 2024 In It to Win It Apr 2023 #17
This fantasy again. onenote Apr 2023 #18
I have an old-fashioned idea that presidents should have experience first. Music Man Apr 2023 #20
I promise you, as POTUS, she'd be nothing like the MAGAt king. Roisin Ni Fiachra Apr 2023 #23
Absolutely not Tarc Apr 2023 #22
I don't know why this canard is always trotted out peggysue2 Apr 2023 #24
I don't see her as qualified. BlueTsunami2018 Apr 2023 #25
Late for April fools mahina Apr 2023 #26
I'd like to see Joe serve 3 terms, but a third term is not legal. Roisin Ni Fiachra Apr 2023 #29
She's already said she's not interested in the job. Aristus Apr 2023 #30
Can you picture Michele Obama on the debate stage trading barbs with Harris, Swalwell, etc.? Earth-shine Apr 2023 #31

MarineCombatEngineer

(12,729 posts)
3. Michelle Obama is not going to run for President,
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 08:28 AM
Apr 2023

she has expressed zero interest of even getting back into politics.

Roisin Ni Fiachra

(2,574 posts)
19. Because, despite her reluctance to run, she's a sure bet.
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 09:14 AM
Apr 2023

Even discussing this makes RW heads explode on impact.

I like sure bets. I like to win elections. Is that so wrong?

So despite all the protestations here, I still hope she runs, if Joe decides not to run for some reason, or in 2028. She'll only be 64 yrs old in 2028. People change their minds, especially when duty calls. The kids love her.

As to why people keep bringing this up, the answer is in the OP.

"She'll crush it". Yes, she probably won't run, and I don't blame her, but there's no law against hope.

Yet.

betsuni

(26,214 posts)
8. Why?
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 08:50 AM
Apr 2023

Like the Michael Moore prediction that the only way a Democrat could win in 2020 was if a beloved celebrity like Oprah or Michelle Obama or Tom Hanks ran?

MrsCoffee

(5,803 posts)
9. You really think she would step all over Kamala Harris that way?
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 08:51 AM
Apr 2023

It's bad enough everyone else does it.

Besides the fact that she has no interest.

brooklynite

(95,564 posts)
27. No I don't.
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 10:24 AM
Apr 2023

She wasn’t a compelling candidate in 2020, and she has no rights to 2024 without competing with the rest of the field.

brooklynite

(95,564 posts)
10. Do you like her tax policy more, or her education policy?
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 08:51 AM
Apr 2023

She doesn’t want to run, and if she did, I’d want to more about her than her character.

Roisin Ni Fiachra

(2,574 posts)
28. 7 Education Initiatives Led by Michelle Obama
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 10:29 AM
Apr 2023
https://www.theedadvocate.org/7-education-initiatives-led-by-michelle-obama/

That's a good start. She has a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, and a juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School. With good delegation skills, great policies can be quickly developed.

The idiot fool MAGAt king had no experience, and he was elected, because he touched the hearts and souls of fascists everywhere, despite the fact that he is clearly an ignorant, illiterate narcissistic sociopath who has almost destroyed the US.

Democrats are rightly far more concerned with a leader's prior experience than Republicans. But we like to win elections. In this day and age, mass appeal often trumps (pun intended) political experience. For POTUS, I'll take a Democrat with no experience over a Republican with 5 decades of political experience every time.

As a performer, I have seen over and over how a great charismatic front person can carry a band, and attract great musicians. It sometimes works the same in politics.

I 100% guarantee that if she ran for President in 2028, she would win, and would win a second term as well.

She'll (probably) never run, and I don't blame her. But I selfishly hope she does.

She'd crush it.

stopdiggin

(11,604 posts)
11. Lovely as an idea.
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 08:52 AM
Apr 2023

(perhaps 'lovely thought' says it better)
But no. Michelle wouldn't consider it for half a second.

Diamond_Dog

(32,539 posts)
13. Number one,
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 08:58 AM
Apr 2023

She has said she has zero interest in running for Prez

Number two, most Reps and MAGATs hate her.

Music Man

(1,188 posts)
20. I have an old-fashioned idea that presidents should have experience first.
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 09:20 AM
Apr 2023

Being First Lady is not the same as holding office.

Roisin Ni Fiachra

(2,574 posts)
23. I promise you, as POTUS, she'd be nothing like the MAGAt king.
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 09:37 AM
Apr 2023

As a former performer, I have seen how the front person in a band almost always gets all the notoriety, and the glory. Her husband would be a wonderful advisor, although I'm sure he would never in a million years want her to run.

peggysue2

(10,948 posts)
24. I don't know why this canard is always trotted out
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 09:38 AM
Apr 2023

1. Joe Biden has made no indication he will not run in 2024

2. Michelle Obama has made numerous indications she is not interested in a run

3. Joe Biden has the advantage of incumbency and a solid record of accomplishments for the American people

4. Joe Biden will run in 2024 and expand his 7 million popular vote margin bc he has stabilized the country after Trump's chaos

5. Donald Trump has entered the meat grinder of US law which will not be halted for his craziness or ambitions

6. DeSantis has already proven himself to be a weak, whiney sister, not ready for prime time

7. The GOP is committing political suicide in broad daylight, something we should cheer not be afraid of

8. Crushing it is unlikely in today's politically charged climate; winning is quite sufficient

9. We should support candidates that can and will win, not fantasy or non-existent 'perfect' candidates, and finally,

10. Leave Michelle Obama alone. She's enjoying her life out of the political fishbowl. She's earned the right to be an enormously popular, private citizen.



BlueTsunami2018

(3,552 posts)
25. I don't see her as qualified.
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 09:40 AM
Apr 2023

Big fan of Michelle but she’s never held any elected office. She isn’t qualified for the position.

mahina

(17,930 posts)
26. Late for April fools
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 10:21 AM
Apr 2023

Joe has not indicated that he is not running. Based on his record of what he’s actually accomplished would be extremely lucky if he did. Secondly, Michelle Obama has said thousand ways probably 1000 times that she has no interest no desire in running for the office l.But hope on.

Roisin Ni Fiachra

(2,574 posts)
29. I'd like to see Joe serve 3 terms, but a third term is not legal.
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 11:04 AM
Apr 2023

So I'll be content with a second term. Joe has not announced yet, nor indicated that he is not going to run. This tells me he fully intends to run, and will announce in late summer or fall that he will run.

If he wasn't intending to run, he would have already said so, in order to give Democratic candidates for POTUS as much time as possible to construct campaigns.

No real Democrat will challenge him in the primaries; he's one of the best presidents in US history. If Republicans and certain so-called Democrats/former Democrats not obstruct his agenda, I would consider him the greatest POTUS in our history.

The man who kicked the MAGAT king's ass to the curb. Joe is a true American hero.

Just sayin', under certain circumstances, Michelle would be a shoo in if she ever ran for POTUS.

Hopefully, we can find someone that has her mass appeal in 2028.

 

Earth-shine

(4,044 posts)
31. Can you picture Michele Obama on the debate stage trading barbs with Harris, Swalwell, etc.?
Tue Apr 4, 2023, 11:24 AM
Apr 2023

For I cannot.

She'd have to win me over in the primaries just like any other candidate.

I like to be wooed. Primary season is the only time it happens. I'd prefer flowers, but I'll take brochures and good ideas.

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