“Single Mom” Michelle and Barack Have Lived Apart for Years

Screen Shot 2013-04-09 at 9.21.50 AMWhat many dismiss as a simple slip of the tongue, Michelle Obama may have revealed more than she hoped for when she referred to her self as a “busy single mother” during an interview on Vermont television, as reported by Fox News on April 5, 2013.

As cited in the Pasadena Weekly via Wikipedia, upon the election of Barack Obama to the U.S. Senate in 2005, Michelle elected to stay in the south-side of Chicago to raise the couple’s two children.

Yet the self-inflicted separation of the couple predates the Senate win.

Barack Obama served as an Illinois State Senator from 1997-2004. During that time frame the couple, again, elected to reside in separate locations.

In a January, 2012 article in the left-of-center news portal The Daily Beast, it was revealed that while Barack lived and worked in the Illinois state capitol of Springfield, Michelle took a pass on relocating …

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