What Do People Want in a First Lady? A single sound bite has come to dominate conversations about Michelle Obama. Emily Bazelon and Melinda Henneberger of Slate.com's XX Factor blog say it was taken out of context. They also examine why Cindy McCain reminds some people of Nancy Reagan.
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What Do People Want in a First Lady?

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What Do People Want in a First Lady?

What Do People Want in a First Lady?

What Do People Want in a First Lady?

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The primary season is over, but scrutiny of the candidates — and their wives — has just begun. Madeleine Brand talks to Emily Bazelon and Melinda Henneberger of Slate.com's XX Factor blog about how pundits are analyzing the potential first ladies.