Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Grant Dickinson, iHank Nuwer, iCraig Hartpence, i WhiteWolfSpiritBear, iJean-Pierre Gregoire, iBryon Smith, iWilliam Lowenkamp, i

  Home > Mainstream > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Mary E. Coe

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 107 Titles
· 369 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: May, 2007

Mary E. Coe, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Three Part Invention
by Judith Laura

"Highly recommended"~Midwest Book Review Now available in both trade paperback and in multiple e-book formats, this novel by award-winning author J..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
Book 3: The Nublis Chronicles: The Wages of Greed
by Kate Saundby

Concubine's son, illegal witch child, consummate trader for a world in bondage. On Nublis he proved his worth. But the prophecy was only that one would be born who might ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

   Recent articles by
Mary E. Coe

• 911: My Mother Is Non-responsive and We can’t find a Pulse
• Five Students Faced Suspension For Wearing American Flag Images To School
• Recall On Children and Infants Medication
• A Fun Day at The L. A. Times Festival of Books
• Help The Disabled Make The Best Out of Their Stay in Rehab & Nursing Homes
• Slow Progressing Major Stroke at age 51
• Five Types of Guys You Should Resolve Not To Date
• 15 Year Old Girl Gang Raped at Home Coming Dance: Nobody Came To Her Rescue
• Child In Runaway Hot Air Balloon: Was It A Hoax?
• Orange County Children's Book Festival
• Michael Jackson Laid to Rest 70 Days After Death
• Kidnapped Victim, abducted 18 years Ago Has Been Reunited With Her Mother
           >> View all

Sen. Obama: Lay Off My Wife
By Mary E. Coe   
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Last edited: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan

Should the spouse or the grown children of a presidential candidate be fair game?



Sen. Obama’s wife, Michelle Obama, became a target and ads were put on the internet after she went before the mike and made the statement, “For the first time in my adult lifetime, I’m really proud of my country” 


Sen. Obama came to his wife’s rescue and defended her.  Sen. Obama said: “Lay off my wife”.  I appreciate the fact that Sen. Obama defended his wife. He looked good on TV defending Michelle Obama.  I love it when a man defends his wife. But, on the other hand, Michelle Obama has got to be careful of what she says.  She is a public figure.   The public, the Media and the Republican Party are going to listen carefully to everything she says.  When she put herself out there and makes speeches before thinking, she’s going to be scrutinized.  She’s going to become fair game.


Personally, I don’t believe she meant it the way it came out.  Her husband was doing so well and she was probably overwhelmed and caught up in the moment.  However, her husband is a presidential candidate and she is in the public eyes.  She needs to be careful.


Should the spouse of a presidential candidate be fair game?  Naturally, we are going to be concerned about what type of person the first lady or husband of the president is. But, should one party go after another party’s spouse or grown children about petty things? I don’t think so.  I believe we should leave the petty things alone.


So, they go after Michelle Obama for petty things.  What kind of skeleton does Sen. McCain’s wife have, if any?  We are all familiar with Bill Clinton.  What I’m trying to say is; if one spouse becomes fair game for petty things, all the other spouses may become fair games for petty things.  We don’t need the distractions. We need to stay focused on the real issues and the candidates. We don’t want to get side tracked.  We want to remain focused on the important things.   


It is important for the spouse of a presidential candidate to be proud of America.  I believe Michelle Obama is proud of America.  I know the words came out of her mouth.  I just don’t believe she meant it the way a lot of people interpret it.


However, Michelle Obama has to remember that what she says matters.  She is out there in the public eyes and she is fair game.




Web Site:

Reader Reviews for "Sen. Obama: Lay Off My Wife"

Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 5/26/2008
Crazy election isn't it. Well penned. Liz
Reviewed by Miller Caldwell 5/22/2008
It is a bad age when we all take our eye off the picture. Dose it really matter what they wear, say or do? We are all subject to mistakes. Who can throw the first criticism?

While I admire so much about America, I find the Democratic nomination a soap opera with pollsters declaring regularly who is in the lead. Yes it is exciting to wonder if America will vote for the first woman or black President. But to run the race over a year is not only boring, it lets the incumbent President off the hook. I think to the Political soap opera I say "Lay off my Life!"
Reviewed by Cryssa C 5/21/2008
For that matter...we all need to be careful what comes out of our mouths...


The Wholly Book of Exodus by Jay Dubya

The Wholly Book of Exodus is humorous adult literature that features adult language, situations and content. It is the companion book of Jay Dubya's The Wholly Book of Genesis that..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Social Security The Attempt To Kill It by Allen Smith

Dr. Allen W. Smith, author of the explosive book, "The Looting of Social Security," has written an even more explosive bombshell. This book exposes the Social Security accounting f..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.