Former First Lady Michelle Obama, the wife of Barack Obama, famously remarked that “For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country, because it feels like hope is making a comeback … not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change.”
For obvious reasons, her claim that she was truly proud of America for the first time ever sparked a frenzy.
Since Michelle was born in 1964, the start of her adult life was in 1982. The newly discovered national pride rapidly drew haters.
When Commentary magazine published an article on this subject, the author posed the following question: “Can it really be there has not been a moment during that time when she felt proud of her country?
Forget matters like the victory in the Cold War; how about only things that have made liberals proud — all the accomplishments of inclusion? How about the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1991? Or Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s elevation to the Supreme Court?”
Michelle Obama now has another accomplishment to be happy with. a TV show that was canceled because it was terrible and no one watched it.
“There will be no second term for Showtime’s The First Lady, which starred Viola Davis as Michelle Obama. The dramatic anthology series has been canceled after just one season following ridicule from viewers and widespread negative reviews, according to Breitbart News.
Despite receiving a few nominations in technical categories, the series did not garner any significant Emmy Award nominations.
Showtime issued a statement on Monday that “will not be moving forward with another season,” and confirmed the cancellation.
The First Lady planned to focus on the wives of presidents while covering three administrations per season. Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt were among the season one’s leading ladies.
More on this story via The Republic Brief:
Reviews of the show were overwhelmingly critical, with the New Yorker magazine describing it as a “bad-wig costume drama” while Time magazine called Davis and Anderson “egregiously miscast.”
Additionally, some viewers complained about Davis’ decision to purse her lips like Michelle Obama, saying that the effect was exaggerated. CONTINUE READING…