First lady Michelle Obama is using her taxpayer-funded European vacation to export her unique brand of divisive identity politics to United Kingdom — and the social media world is wishing she’d just stayed home instead.
Mrs. Obama set off a furor with a visit Tuesday to the Mulberry School for Girls in an immigrant-heavy London neighborhood Tuesday, where she talked up “girl power” to a crowd of of hijab-wearing students in the Muslim dominated school.
Obama told the students she “sees herself” in them.
“When I look out at all these young women, I see myself. In so many ways your story is my story,” she said.
Turning her attention to pitting women against men, she said, “ We’ve got to send different messages about the importance of educating our girls.”
Obama, who met with Britain’s Prince Harry before the school visit, used the prince’s support for educating girls as an example of how men can be used to push a feminist agenda.
“You know our sons are important, we love men, we all do, they’re good, they’re useful,” she said.
Like the useful idiots that push the agenda of the Democrat Party.
The first lady’s comments had the Twitterverse buzzing
Michelle Obama to #Muslim girls: ‘Your story is my story’ http://t.co/49ARqd5LNv #UK #MichelleObama #Islam pic.twitter.com/6IRPXl724E
— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) June 16, 2015
@WashTimes @PatVPeters so she has been abused by men in her own faith/race??? She has been denied an education?
— Hereistheanswer (@hereistheanswer) June 16, 2015
@WashTimes @PatVPeters More shameless pandering from the Assistant Panderer-in-Chief.
— Vile Koch Myrmidon (@heatpacker) June 16, 2015
@WashTimes Who knew Muslim girls get 29 taxpayer funded vacations a year……??
— Secret Squirrel (@SecritSqrl) June 16, 2015
@WashTimes What does that even mean? Put her & her daughters in Burkas, disallow education and medical care? Marry them to ancient men?
— Amorem Gaudium † (@AmoremGaudium) June 16, 2015
@WashTimes –A white woman pretending 2 b black, a white woman pretending 2 b native, now a black woman pretending to b muslim?, or is she??
— dananaby (@dananaby) June 16, 2015
@WashTimes ‘Your story is my story’? What is this woman on? #bizarre
— Rupert Scott (@RupertScott21) June 16, 2015
Men are “useful” says #MichelleObama. http://t.co/CYO65rYJHS She forgot to mention that women in #Sunni Muslim countries are oppressed.
— Kobeissi™ (@Gopic) June 16, 2015
Men are “useful”?,feminist claptrap from the mooch! Michelle Obama: Men Are ‘Useful’ – Breitbart http://t.co/WdqB87ynnJ via @BreitbartNews
— Jeff (@12voltman60) June 16, 2015
@Gibbsdithers so now Michelle Obama wants to refer to us as “useful men”? I’m pretty sure his husband doesn’t qualify.
— Paul Revere (@PRPOnline) June 16, 2015
Thanks Michelle Obama for sounding just as sexist as you possibly could calling men ‘useful’… SMDH
— Chuck Nellis (@ChuckNellis) June 16, 2015
Michelle Obama pushing the idea of men as utilities, just like Emma Watson’s ‘He For She’ campaign… http://t.co/S4XKXZdXji #mensrights
— Patrick (@PatrickJP93) June 16, 2015
Sorry your man hasn’t been useful for 6 years…Michelle Obama: Men Are ‘Useful’ – Breitbart http://t.co/8nJWAKkusD
— Scott Willson (@rswillson) June 16, 2015
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