Michelle Obama On Current Political Climate: ‘Fear Is Not A Proper Motivator’ | TODAY



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Former First Lady Michelle Obama sits down on TODAY for her first live TV interview since leaving the White House to give an update on her family and to weigh in on the growing divide in today’s politics. “Party doesn’t separate us,” she says. “It’s the messages that we send. If we’re the adults and the leaders in the room, and we’re not showing that level of decency, we cannot expect our kids to do the same.”» Subscribe to TODAY: Michelle Obama On Current Political Climate: ‘Fear Is Not A Proper Motivator’ | TODAY



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2dasimmons
Michelle Obama LOOKS GREAT! That outfit is fabulous.
Alex Bond
Melania Trump is really beautiful!
Alexandra salas
We never forget our first lady Michelle Obama!!! Sorry ( A lot of disrespectful people) on the replies!
All Will Be Well
Why is that girl trying to shove her canvas bag at Michelle as she walks out? Weird. Trying to give her a gift? Famous people must have all sorts of awkward weird fans who get in their space. Ugh. Always great to see her and hear her speak. She sticks to her principles and she keeps it positive and hopeful. We need that more than ever.
Andrea Akers
Michelle you are a symbol of intelligence, grace, inspiration, humility, and strength. 🙏🏻❤️
Andrew Garcia
Michelle PLEASE get your teeth fixed! They look terrible! You're in the public spot light. Maybe consider those bolted in dentures?
Annie Gillespie
It would be nice if they would just be honest with the world about who they really are. And I'm not talking politics.
Apollo
You're all so transparent and desperate. #walkaway
Ariella Bella9
Love you Michelle! What an inspiring motivational speaker and leader!!
Arifeen Hassan
My apologies Mrs. First Lady Obama ,, but So Far the Racist Fake Republican is winning,, they have stolen President Obama Supreme Court nomination,, Reversed most of his agenda and policies and now put a Sexual Assault Predator as Supreme Court Justice .. Its true that Fear isn't a good motivations but it sure know how to win..
Arzo Miss
Still my First Lady 💐🌺👏
Bear4hair
Ignore the trolls, don't give them the time of day, we know this lady has more class in her pinky toe than this entire administration... class, grace, style and brains and never posed naked, has amazing family values..
Bill D
Ok MIKE !!
Billie Cole
For what reason is this woman listened to by anyone
Blessing Kabari
She is forever wonderful
Boxer Mom
We don’t miss her or her husband.
Brian Bayer
She looks more like a man, than her husband does
Catherine3385
First democrat to call for civility, Thank you Michelle\nThe rest of them are nuts #walkaway
Christopher R.
Queen Obama! 👸🏾💅🏾
Cynthia Johnson
I love Michelle Obama. She is amazing. She sets the bar that we should all shoot for.
D J
Michelle Obama is so cute... Imagine being married to soulless, evil war criminal like Barack though. He claimed to be against this earlier on, and I used to support him. -- It's not your fault that he's an evil human rights criminal, sweetie.
DefChef
Michelle Obama is a real role model... \n\nNot Kanye West who has Disgraced himself today...
ED Cannon
I loved that she had a veggie garden at the White House. I am a veggie gardener too. That is how I connected with her.
ERIC SÁNCHEZ
She is SO well spoken. I think about Trump's vocabulary and temper and laugh. Its so funny watching the Trump supporters in the comments section. Theres almost 5,000 likes on this video and about 700 dislikes. Theres not as many and them, yet they are promoting all the hate in the comments section. You guys are running out. By 2042 the country will have more people of color than white, on top of the fact that 11,000,000 more people voted for Hillary. This is Amerikkka's last cry for help. Thats why Im not worried lol.
Ericalane B
She's amazing, what a great role model miss Obama is.
Fayomi Falade Aworeni
Michelle Obama is the epitome of grace and beauty under fire. She has through her good character shown women and men, what faith and endurance brings to the human experience.
Frogfilibuster
Imagine America's \n current \
Gioxtream
CORRECTION!!!\nMICHAEL OBAMA.
H Jay
I LOVE THE OBAMAS.. SUCH A POSITIVE ICONS.. MICHELLE YOUR SO BEAUTIFUL AND INSPIRATION. LOVE TO HEAR YOU SPEAK.❤❤❤💋💋💋💋💕💕💕. EVERYTIME YOU SPEAK YOU ADD MORE TO.MY LIFE.
Ifeoma Mozie
Like she said, we as adults need to be examples for our children. If we do not set the tone and decorum for our children who will? When they look at us being rude and disrespectful towards one another, what else are they going to do? Repeat the behavior because in their minds if the adults do it then so can us. It is hard to turn the other cheek when you are being disrespected but you can still stand up for yourself and be civil. She speaks words of wisdom and I appreciate it. Mrs. Obama, you are loved and appreciated by many.
Isa Pz
This is what integrity looks like, her name is Michelle Obama!🇺🇸
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J Desu
Such intelligence, erudition, class, grace and charm. I think the whole world misses her.
JESSICA SCHWARZ
Michelle Obama is pure intelligence, class, beauty, all that is good in this world.
Jacinda Lacroix
This speech is for intellectual people only. The haters can’t get the meaning of this beautiful and eloquent speech and they can never learn because all they have is hatred, self righteousness and a narcissistic instinct. Deep down they know they’re wrong but they can never learn, because of their limited intellect ability. It’s really unfortunate but it’s true.
Jadwiga Lebiedzinska
I miss President Obama and his beautiful family every second of my life .VOTE BLUE AND ONLY BLUE ❤❤❤❤❤
Jimmy Kuser
Give her an Academy award.. Her and Barack .. Dividers and haters... Good riddens ..
John Locke
For sure, Michelle is a classy lady, but everything she says is rhetoric - there's no substance to it - here she starts talking about 'hope' - where have we heard that before? 'Audacity of hope' was her husband's battle cry - look where 8 years of Obama hope leadership brought everything - to a Trump administration. Political families are just that - political - decode the hope message and it essentially lands as when democrats are in power we're happy, when republicans are in power we hope to get them out as soon as possible - people forget now when listening to Michelle saying nice things about George Bush that the whole basis of the Barack Obama first campaign was on the 'darkness' of the Bush administration - it would be better off for all political parties to stop attacking each other in the ways that have become the norm in recent times and move the focus to discussing concrete policies that can be good for all going forward - politicians can never have the ethos of preachers, so it would be better for everyone if we move to less preaching and less framing of everything in biblical terms and more discussion of policy - politicians from both sides need to work together to refresh the image of political life in the country.
Jose Martinez
Former First Lady Michelle is such a kind hearted and intelligent person. I really wish she would run for President.
K S
😍 miss you Obama family!!! Class is an understatement
Karen McDaris
I really miss the Obama family occupying the White House. What is living there now is a big joke.
Laila Luna
We miss you, First Lady! You are the epitome of a role model!
Laurey Wallut
of all things she talks about the bathroom, being in there with Barrack...terrible and no class.
Linda Garcia
Yea right. Not your girls why the lies .
Louis Anthes
When they go low, we tell Michelle Obama to keep quiet.
Luis Reyes
The sheep worshiping this person like there is no tomorrow ha ha
Maria Ford
This is what a First Lady is supposed to be, not someone who goes to Africa and dresses like she is a wrangler for Curious George.
Matthew Barth
You shouldn't be afraid of Brett Kavanaugh then.
Melissa Tracy
LOVE HER!!! She’s such a great example to Woman all over the world!!!
Michael Actor
And yet her dem party endorces harrassment and violence to promote their agenda. Lie after lie
Michelle Gap
Here to listen to a REAL First Lady speak.. PERIOD!
Miss. Phyllis Renee Foster
hi, miss Michelle, you are a role model for all womens an girls, God bless you, and your family, Amen.
MooseT
Liberals are so lost. They have no true leaders and their entire party is in chaos. Judgment day is coming and they know it.
Natsinco
I hope she runs for President.
Patricia de Pastors
She’s such a fantastic woman. Miss her❤️
Paul Miller
Goddess.
Perry Walton
Articulate. Thoughtful. Relatable. Forever First Lady.♥️
Peter B
... A mental institution is missing a bathrobe ...
PhantomMatrix
Michelle Obama is way better than some Melania!
Princess Amberella
A real First Lady
R Olsen
Go away Big Mike.
Royal W
#Me2DisWarVet Girls An Young ladies An boys AG Eric Holder Is Correct If U Dont Have Security With U\
Senior Thug
Mrs Michel Obama is what Class is in a First Lady \nAlso AS a Mother Wife
Shawna Varganyi
What an eloquent and gracious woman.
Shisui Uchiha
Still proud of Melania because she moved from being a model to the First Lady!!! Prettttttty Huge for an IMMIGRANT ❤️ 💗 ✊
Spartacus 804
God I miss this woman and her husband! How can you hold any animosity towards them without understanding that your issue is not with them but rather yourself..
StepfordWifeRebel1
Thats nice and all but I dont think high ground is going to curb all the police brutality, corrupt court decisions or the attacks on women. Sigh
Stephen
Refreshing
Terrence Green
CLASS ACT💝💝💝💝💝
TheMspriss7
Class, Educated, Grace and Humility words that come to mind when I see Michelle Obama. She was an outstanding first lady.
Thomas Vancelette
Love her
Tierra Shenea
The trolls are in full effect in the comment section. As we southerners say, 'Bless your heart.'
Torey Phillips
I love me some Michelle Obama and she is one classy lady..!!! She is one beautiful black lady..!!!
Trump Gozinya
There was never any hope or change, just your do-little husband strutting around.
Truth Seeker
That’s why Trump won. He gave hope, and he has delivered!
Unicorns and Compliments
But thats exactly what democrats facilitate. Fear. And then turn it around like they have open arms for victims. But in reality they create it.
V N
Drag Queen is Back!!!! Thank God she is gone forever :) Such a Relief!!!
Vic C
Love you First Lady!!❤️💯
Victoria Schilling
I won't make fun of her looks but I really with the Obama's and Clinton's would bow out and take some long walks in the woods. Too bad they can't follow the other \
Wes McGee
How's it hangin Mooch elle.
Will Wigginton
Michael.
a b
Yes! Michelle looking GORGEOUS as usual!!
anamuls and us
She is amazing strong and knows what is right and she is truly a great person kind loving caring and wants everyone to be happy and free. I think we are going to see alot of Mrs Obama she is going to be around for a long time. Amen
ddhardial
Such a beautiful and lovely lady. Pure class.
derrick foster
Moochelle Obama is a man!
docaw filex
I am not a American citizen but I love the Obama's
dollysinn
The first tranny ever to be 1st \
janjr165
AMERICA’S TRUE FIRST LADY!!! \n🙏🏾✊🏾❤️💚🖤
lifes good
Michael and Barry will be arrested soon.
lynnae gink
Michelle Obama is extremely intelligent, and wise and I see her point about when they go low you go higher. That statement works for a lot of situations. I also agree with Hillary's statement, and Eric Holder statement as well. Sometimes you got to take the gloves off and stop trying to be civil towards people who are trying to do you wrong and harm you, and show strength. Too long we Democrats have taken a stance of ignoring them, giving them the benefit of the doubt, and the Republicans have walked all over us, taking away our rights, and not played fairly! Democrats have lost members that have gone independent, because they think we're not strong enough, that we're going to continue to come to a gunfight with a cupcake.
mark jones
nice to see some class again
mayshin2008
#Omg Michelle Obama look gorgeous! #hatersgonnahate
mimi7914
It seems the democrats are the ones using fear as a motivator so the comment is perplexing.
mm11
look who it is, Michael Robinson.
nigella4me
Oh Michelle, thank you for reminding me what an intelligent, classy First Lady is. And it's SOOOO nice to be able to understand what she's saying.
prittyrican
My forever 1st lady 😍😍😍😍😍
steve steve
she is the anti american that started the race war that exists today
t0ny260
Love Michelle! She’s gorgeous, smart and classy!
wmonroe21
Blah.. blah.. blah... The hypocrisy of the liberals and media makes me puke!\n\n🤮