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First Lady Michelle Obama writes of the horror of Trump

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will introduce her much anticipated new memoir, ‘Becoming.’ The most controversial parts of the book describe Obama attempting to “block it all out” on the night she learned the specter of a Donald Trump’s Presidency was looming.




In the most explosive part of the book, The First Lady denounces Trump’s Access Hollywood tape where he expresses getting a thrill out of sexually assaulting women and shock at Trump’s debate tactics against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

She also gives a strong rebuke of birther hysteria that elevated Trump to national prominence:

“The whole [birther] thing was crazy and mean-spirited, of course, its underlying bigotry and xenophobia hardly concealed. But it was also dangerous, deliberately meant to stir up the wingnuts and kooks,”

 

Michelle Obama Becoming
Excerpt: IN A LIFE filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.