Michelle Obama’s depression is same as Remainiac depression
All their lives, they’ve got what they wanted. They we… https://t.co/PRICsaiAnQ
— Martin Daubney ✌🏻🇬🇧 (@Martin Daubney ✌🏻🇬🇧)
Research suggests that people who are economically disadvantaged are more likely to develop and experience mental health problems.
Having time and money to spend on measures to improve mental health and avoiding economic stressors can undoubtedly help in some cases.
But anyone can experience poor mental health. The suggestion that Obama's privilege shields her from this is unfounded.
Some people also tried to blame Obama's experience on her husband's administration.
'Obamagate', a favourite subject of president Trump, refers to speculation that Obama and his administration cooked up the story that Trump was colluding with Russia in order to damage his election chances in 2016.
The nebulous term has also been used to refer to other supposed plots and conspiracies against Trump.
Obama didn't assign blame for "racial strife" in the US, although it is interesting to note that the majority of Americans say Trump has made race relations in the US worse.
Obama also spoke about how "heartening" the "sustained vigour" of the Black Lives Matter protests has been for her.
We’ve all been dealing with a lot of change in our lives and our communities. And I couldn't think of anyone better… https://t.co/lLU9O9hyu3
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