Michelle Obama Racism/Sexism Watch, Part 15

The LA Times honors our potential first lady Michelle Obama with a great article about how smart and accomplished she is a crappy little sidebar about her "politics of fashion," accompanied by a slide show of her in 10 different outfits and a poll inquiring if you think she is: 1. Too frumpy; 2. Too matronly; 3. Flawless first lady; or 4. Too sexy.

It really bothers me that the first and fixed photo on this piece is one that includes Sasha and Malia, which suggests that the two little girls' "fashion choices" are to be judged, too. It's bad enough they're doing this shit to Michelle, but to do it to Sasha and Malia just makes me want to punch things.

[H/T to Shaker Sam. Michelle Obama Sexism/Racism Watch: Parts One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen, Fourteen.]

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