Posts tagged "Michelle Obama"

Mexican President Felipe Calderon's visit brings attention to Arizona immigration law, the drug war and even Rick Bayless

Photo from whitehouse.gov Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon was in Washington, D.C. for a two-day visit with his wife and First Lady Margarita Zavala. You probably heard Rick Bayless was the chef for the official state dinner. And you also may have heard how the normally flawless Lynn Sweet mistakenly reported that Bayless Tweeted from inside... Read more »

First Ladies Michelle Obama and Margarita Zavala are smart and stylish. But they should tackle tougher topics like the murders of women in Juarez.

Michelle Obama is in Mexico. Photo by Luis Acosta/AFP Getty Images She arrived Tuesday night on her first solo visit to Mexico as First Lady after a stop in earthquake-ravaged Haiti and will stay south of the border until Thursday. There already have been many comparisons between Michelle Obama and Mexico’s First Lady Margarita Zavala.... Read more »

Do Evita Peron and Michelle Obama share anything in common?

Eva Peron, also known as “Evita,” was Argentina’s most famous First Lady and one of the best known in history. This week while in Buenos Aires I visited her grave in the Recoleta Cemetery and also the Evita Museum located in an old building that her foundation once used as a women’s shelter. As I... Read more »
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