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Michelle Obama Compares Herself to Murdered Teenager in Chicago Speech

mulbery Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 12:20 PM
So you think violent crime wasn't already high in Chicago? Becuase that would be wrong. They are comlpletely different causes and effects. One is lawlessness. The other is innocent, law abiliding people having their teenagers take guns and shoot other innocent law abiding people and chidlren. We dont' have to give a damn about the lawless, because you're right, it won't make any difference. But what about your children and mine?

Yesterday the First Lady gave a speech in Chicago about guns, obviously her forte. In the speech she compared herself to Hadiya Pendleton who was shot just a week after performing at the inauguration. Mrs. Obama said, “Hadiya Pendleton was me, and I was her”.

The First Lady went on to say:

"Thousands of children in this city live in neighborhoods where a funeral for a teenager is considered unfortunate, but not unusual; where wandering onto the wrong block or even just standing on your own front porch can mean putting yourself at risk," Michelle Obama told the Chicago crowd,...