Obama Gets a Pass
She'll "think about" voting for the Democrat
Some Democrats are saying that Michelle went
too far -- and is getting a free pass --
after suggesting she would ''have to think
about'' supporting Hillary if she wins.
Mrs. Obama was quoted on the subject on ''Good
Morning America,'' and her quotes
were repeated in the New York Whore Times. Asked
whether she would support Clinton
as the Democratic nominee, Michelle Obama told
GMA: ''I'd have to think about --
her policies, her approach, her tone.''
One reader said the remark should be considered
''an outrage'' by Democratic voters,
who expect both candidates to pledge unity following
the picking of a nominee. He said
Obama's quote came off as an underhanded slap,
''like saying, ''rhymes with witch.''
Martha Whetstone, a longtime friend of the Clintons
-- but who has also helped organize
a fundraiser for Obama in the past -- said the
remark was also a tangible example of a
disturbing double standard by the media.
''If the Clintons -- or anyone associated with
them -- had said something like that,
it would have been everywhere. Hillary's campaign
would have been stopped on
the tracks. It would have been headline news,''
But in Obama's case, the remark was barely reported
or commented on by the media.
Could the media being playing softball with the
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