Politics

Michelle Obama says ‘nastiness of our politics’ is ‘depressing’

Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke out against the current political climate during a speech in Las Vegas this week.
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“I am sick of all the chaos and the nastiness of our politics,” she said, echoing frustrations her husband expressed earlier this month. “It’s exhausting and frankly it’s depressing. So I understand wanting to push it all out and just go on and try to live your life, take care of your family in peace.”

Obama urged the audience instead to show up in November to cast a midterm vote.

“While some folks are frustrated and tuned out and staying home on Election Day, trust me, other folks are showing up,” she said. “Democracy continues with or without you.”

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