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Michelle Obama Describes Having Children As A ‘Concession’ That Cost Her Her ‘Dreams’

Former First Lady Michelle Obama seemed to express some regrets about having children, a revelation made in her new documentary “Becoming,” which was released on Netflix on Wednesday morning.

In an interview for the movie, Michelle explained that when she married Barack Obama, their relationship was all about her being “equal” to him, according to Breitbart News.

“My relationship with Barack was all about our equal partnership,” Michelle recalled. “If I was going to have a unique voice with this very opinionated man, I had to get myself up and set myself off to a place where I was going to be his equal.”

She added that it was the birth of their two daughters Malia and Sasha that “changed” the equal nature of their relationship. “The thing that really changed it was the birth of our children. I wasn’t really ready for that. That really made it harder,” the former first lady said. “Something had to give and it was my aspirations and dreams.”

“I made that concession not because he said ‘you have to quit your job,’ but it felt like ‘I can’t do all of this so I have to tone down my aspirations, I have to dial it back,’” she continued.

The movie “Becoming” chronicles Michelle’s 34-city book tour in 2018 and 2019 to promote her memoir of the same name. Michelle also uses the documentary to get political, however; at one point she describes it as a “slap in the face’’ that some black Americans did not vote in the 2016 election.

“It takes some energy to go high, and we were exhausted from it…when you’re the first black anything,’’ Michelle said, referring to Barack’s failed attempts to help Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump.

“You know, the day I left the White House, it was painful to sit on that stage, and then a lot of our folks didn’t vote — it was almost a slap in the face,” Michelle said. “It wasn’t just in this election, but every midterm, every time Barack didn’t get the Congress he needed, that was because our folks didn’t show up. After all that work, they just couldn’t be bothered to vote at all. That’s my trauma.”

How dramatic. After leaving the White House, the Obamas signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix streaming service that allows them to release such self-serving documentaries as this one. These kinds of opportunities are only open to liberals like the Obamas, unfortunately, as the entertainment industry continues to try and brainwash the American public into being as radically leftwing as possible.

This piece was written by PoliZette Staff on May 7, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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