The former first lady back Joe Biden's bid for the White House but also pointed out how the many simple things that Donald Trump has failed with during his presidency from coronavirus to just common decency. That as well as her necklace, which spelled out 'VOTE' was championed by many on social media.
.@MichelleObama’s necklace at #DNC says it all. I can’t imagine a time when for the US, for Europe and for the whol… https://t.co/WD8Fk6kOV6
However, the speech didn't go down quite so well with prominent US conservative commentators and Trump supporters who seemed to take exception to her criticisms of the president who she accused of 'faking' his way through the job an that he was 'clearly in over his head' which apparently translates to her being a 'national disgrace.'
Meanwhile, Donald Trump really didn't like the speech and accused Obama of being in 'over her head' and also criticised her for getting coronavirus statistics wrong, which might not be a good look for him in the long run.
Pres Trump on the lawn of the White House just went after Michelle Obama saying she delivered a "divisive" speech.… https://t.co/cow2ENQxQg
The Republican National Convention isn't due to start until next week with guest speakers set to include Nicholas Sandmann and Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the couple who pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters in St Louis in June. Trump's campaign has lacked the energy that it created in the 2016 election, mostly due to the pandemic and many major polls put Trump behind Joe Biden by several points.