Gaffe? Michelle Obama: First Time Proud Transcript


Video composite shows there were two speeches by Michelle Obama on Monday, February 18, 2008 with the phrase “proud of my country”… one with the word “really” and one without.

… let me tell you something … for the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country. And not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change.

Some are appalled, some say the phrase was arrogant and self-centered, some say it’s nitpicking to criticize Michelle Obama’s choice of words.


Some are accusing FOXNEWS of editing out the word “really.”


Let me tell you something: Michelle’s clarification of controversial remark about being proud of America for the first time.

Earlier in the campaign Michelle Obama was in a controversy over calling her husband her husband “snore-y and stinky.”