Comment: Will Michelle Obama have to keep mum?

A Harvard-educated lawyer on leave from her $300,000 job as a hospital administrator, Michelle Obama is only the second working mother to become America’s first lady.

8th November, 2008

A Harvard-educated lawyer on leave from her $300,000 job as a hospital administrator, Michelle Obama is only the second working mother to become America’s first lady.

But if the experiences of the first woman to hold that title - Hillary Clinton - are anything to go by, Michelle must be facing her new role with some trepidation.

Whatever approach she takes to her new job, it seems as if there may be no winning....

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