Former first lady Michelle Obama has won acclaim among political commentators for her Democratic National Convention speech — including those on Fox News.
Fox News anchor Chris Wallace on Monday echoed the cable news consensus that Obama's speech at the DNC, in which she tore into President Trump and praised former Vice President Joe Biden as "profoundly decent," was quite effective.
"She said that this speech was her main contribution to the Biden campaign," Wallace said. "It was a heck of a contribution. She really flayed, sliced and diced Donald Trump. ... This was a very effective speech."
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During her speech on the first night of the largely virtual Democratic convention, Obama blasted Trump as the "wrong president for our country" while arguing he is "clearly in over his head" and "cannot be who we need him to be for us."
Wallace was hardly alone on Fox in his assessment of Obama's speech, with Juan Williams arguing the former first lady managed to surpass her 2016 DNC speech with this "great" address, while Dana Perino agreed that Democrats would certainly say that Obama "stuck the landing." Brendan Morrow
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