Michelle Obama says she played the supportive wife during her husband’s 2008 White House bid because she assumed “there’s no way he’s going to win.”
“One of the reasons why I agreed to support Barack’s run for president was because deep down I was like there’s no way he’s going to win. And we can just sort of get this out of the way,” the former first lady said during a Monday stop in London for her book tour.
“(…) I didn’t believe that America was ready for a black president, let alone a black president named Barack Hussein Obama,” Obama said.
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