Brower: I always thought Michelle Obama tried to "go high" the whole time she was first lady. If Kim succeeds in killing the call center, will she be able to live with herself? It was really her first misstep, because some people took it as her saying she didn't value America -- though I never understood why people were so critical. Brower: The arms! Jimmy is so busy making mischief that he barely has time to field a call from an anxious Howard, who's really, really ready to give him that job at HHM. Bennett: OMG so true. Brower: I always thought so too. It was quite a statement, much more subdued than usual. Certainly, Gus does. Obama, of course, is a singular FLOTUS: She's made history as the country's first African American first lady. But I never felt like some did that she was giving up her career or her independence by using that label. “It makes up for nothing," he says. Michelle's ability to allow people to see and understand how she feels is always very clear to me. Share . Kate Andersen Brower: My first thought: There's been so much stunning news coming from the East Wing in the last few days, this feels like another lifetime. Is the good supposed to make up for the bad? A lot of the clothes Michelle wore reflected diversity; she always thought, "They're going to talk about my clothes anyway, might as well use them for good.". March 3, 2020 by HeadOverFeels 1 Comment I always say the best thing Melania Trump has done is make us forget a minor child lives in the White House ... Oh no. Again, it's an example of this underlying baggage that Michelle had to really carry as the first African American first lady. Brower: That is the most gorgeous inaugural gown ever. It sometimes feels like those people who say awful things about her feel free to do it openly now, as though that's just the climate we live in. Let's dig in! I didn't have the perspective to see how she was making a powerful point by celebrating her role as a mother. This is the south-of-the-border compound where Dr. Barry Goodman (no relation to Saul) maintains a medical facility at the pleasure of Gustavo Fring, and where, eventually, Gus will be given emergency treatment after taking bloody vengeance on the cartel bosses who murdered his partner Max Arciniega. I'm sure you feel the same, but any time I wrote about Michelle I would get the most racist, sexist emails. A great deal of history has led us to this place— and from this place, this moment, a series of cascading tragedies will someday flow. But Gus is a different kind of man — and unlike virtually everyone else in this story, he's fully at peace with that. And will it be worth it? 50 Cent appears to endorse President Trump after seeing Biden's tax plan, James Redford, Filmmaker and Robert Redford’s Son, Dies at 58, David Letterman says he 'misjudged' Kim Kardashian: 'I had used her as a joke', Adult Film Stars Speak Out on How Amy Coney Barrett Could Be 'Catastrophic' for Porn Industry, Britney Spears Shares Her Beach Day Essentials While Posing in Snakeskin-Print String Bikini, Jeff Bridges Announces Lymphoma Diagnosis, Derek Hough makes triumphant return to ‘DWTS’ stage with mind-blowing performance, Coaches in shock over ‘Voice’ premiere performance: ‘Did you see my face? Namaste, everyone. Season 1 Episode 8. Bennett: I honestly think the gift of Michelle Obama's tenure as first lady is that we saw the struggle between being in this antiquated spousal support position and trying to bring it into modern times in the middle of all of these important and major issues. For others, "enough" is a fantasy. Because Mister X is, whoops, actually crazy. Kat Rosenfield. Mister X arrives to their meeting with some bad news: Kevin is a big, bald boy scout. Official video for \"The Recap\" by The Dead South. I love the authenticity that she brought to the White House. They are such a part of the national conversation. Below, we're breaking down some of our favorite moments and key takeaways from this episode (and maybe even sharing a little dirt along the way). I always thought they were magnificent, and everyone wanted them. Which I also think was to her credit! There's a gorgeous, aesthetically incongruous fountain in the compound's village square, sleek and black and fine-edged amid the clay-colored stucco huts and the chickens scratching in the dirt. Do you think we'll hear more from Michelle before the election? When previous first ladies didn't wear sleeves, no one freaked out or commented or noted their muscles, or lack thereof. He's a fixer, after all. Balance is not always possible. Like this scene when David Axelrod recalls asking her to watch a video of herself from the 2008 campaign trail so she could see how she was being perceived as "angry." "I am what I am.". I was part of that peanut gallery ♀. I started going to Solidcore -- where she still goes, by the way -- because I wanted those arms! I know it sounds melodramatic, but I really think she made being first lady relatable. Stream the full album, 'Good Company':• https://SixShooterRecords.lnk.to/GoodCompanyIDConnect with The Dead South:• Facebook: http://facebook.com/TheDeadSouth79• Instagram: http://instagram.com/TheDeadSouth• Twitter: http://twitter.com/TheDeadSouth4Directed by Zach Wilson of Two Brothers Films.Lyrics: Well we're all wasted in a bar somewhere downtownWhen I man walks up and pokes me with a knife and says\"Man, I'm gonna send you to hell.\"Well I took that knife, I stared him straight in the eyesI said, \"Oh, boy you better fuckin' runI've been sittin' here just a-slammin' down beersAnd now its time to have some fun\"OhOh well he hit me hard, yeah he hit me goodAnd then I fell to the groundBut I kicked him fast, I kicked him real swiftAnd he came a tumblin' downHe took a stab at me and nearly cut my gutBut I kicked that knife to the floorThen I took his head and slammed it into the barI don't think he'll come around no moreOhWell I've been drinkin' here for so many damn yearsTryin' to recap my lifeEvery night trouble finds my sight and I can't help but fightWith a bottle of Jack and a tin of skoalI'll be stickin' aroundUntil the day a man will put me away and...I can rest my soulWell we're all wasted in a barSomewhere downtownWhen a man walks up and pokes me with a knife and says\"Man, I'm gonna send you to hell.\"Well I took that knife, I stared him straight in the eyesI said \"Oh boy this is the day.\"Then I took that knife and stabbed it straight through my eyeAnd then I fell to my kneesOhWell I've been drinkin' here for so many damn yearsTryin' to recap my lifeEvery night trouble finds my sight and I can't help but fightWith a bottle of Jack and a tin of skoalI'll be stickin' aroundUntil the day a man will put me away and...I can rest my soul Bennett: I think she was teetering on that line of, "Am I dressing as a professional woman? Back at the office, Rich tells her she ought to step back from Mesa Verde — and when she asks why, he makes it clear that he sees the truth. But it will be very targeted. March 17, 2020. Going to Hadiya Pendleton's funeral, meeting with Sandy Hook parents. Brower: This is what Tina Tchen said about that: "As a lawyer I will say that I was one of the strong naysayers against the president or the first lady ever having a Twitter account, because words matter. Brower: I think the timing of this conversation in the episode is amazing. “Understand what?” Mike asks. Share. The film unfolds with a sense of inevitability, and while the events are odd, they … I don't know anyone who didn't envy her! she was making a powerful point by celebrating her role as a mother.