While speaking at a Democratic Party fundraiser on Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama was interrupted and heckled by a gay-rights activist who demanded that the President do more for LGBT equality.
The First Lady didn’t respond with the expected, or at least, the usual political correctness often assumed by public figures in such moments. No, FLOTUS, as her rep as told us many times, does things differently.
Obama was 12 minutes into a planned 20-minute speech at a couple’s home when a woman standing at the front of the small crowd interrupted, demanding that President Barack Obama sign an executive order on gay rights. “One of the things I don’t do well is this,” the first lady said before walking down from the lectern and approaching the protester, according to a pool reporter covering the event.
Obama told the woman that people gathered in the backyard tent could "listen to me or you can take the mic, but I'm leaving,” before telling the crowd, “You all decide. You have one choice.”