Michelle Obama on Barack’s 2008 campaign: ‘I didn’t really think he could win’ (VIDEO)


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.

Obama, 54, is promoting her bestselling memoir, “Becoming.”

“I can be that supportive wife going, ‘Oh, honey you tried. Now let’s go back to our lives as usual,’ ” Obama said she was thinking ahead of her husband’s 2008 presidential bid, when he was serving as a Democratic senator from Illinois. – READ MORE


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