Washington: Observing that Michelle Obama has
been a "good First Lady", US President Barack Obama on Monday said
that he feels proud of his spouse when he sees her rigorously
taking up issues of national importance.
"Michelle has been as good a first lady as I think anybody
can imagine. When I watch her making a difference all across
the country in terms of changing how kids are getting exercise
and eating and the passion she brings to military families, I
could not be prouder of her," Obama told the NBC news in an
The interview, taken yesterday, was aired by the NBC news
Obama said Michelle initially had some reservations about
taking on this whole process, going on this journey, at the
beginning of it.
"She`s admitted that. She`s talked about it. She`s turned
out to be really good," he said adding that the First Lady now
believes that he needs to get another term.
"Well, I think she is, because she thinks the work is
really important. I think even those folks who wish that I was
doing more of this or more of that or questioning me on these
policies or those policies, when you ask them about Michelle
Obama, they give her a thumps up, and rightfully so," Obama
said when asked if Michelle is ready for four more years.