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Michelle Obama Reveals That She Fears The Upcoming 2024 Election

Michelle Obama Reveals That She Fears The Upcoming 2024 Election

01/09/2024 11:23 AM EST by Krista B.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama gets candid about her feelings towards the upcoming 2024 election. 

While on Jay Shetty’s podcast, “On Purpose,” she said, “I am terrified about what could possibly happen. Because our leaders matter. Who we select, who speaks for us, who holds that bully pulpit.” 

Obama continued, “The fact that people think that government, does it really even do anything? And I’m like, ‘Oh my God, does government do everything for us.’ And we cannot take this democracy for granted. And sometimes I worry that we do.”

She added, “Those are the things that keep me up,” while adding the numerous amount of wars that are happening in different regions, education, voter engagement, and the evolvement of artificial intelligence. 

Shetty then asked about her famous 2016 line, “When they go low, we go high,” and what it means to her today. “If anything, what does still offend you?” he asked. She responded, “Injustice, ego, greed, racism, ignorance,- it’s offensive. And I’ve always been that kid. I don’t like unfairness; I don’t like bullies. But I have to think about how I deliver messages. Still, even in my pain and my anger and my disappointment.” 

Michelle Obama also went on to speak about former president Donald Trump, who is looking to run for office again in 2024. Watch the entire interview below.

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