. . .The former first lady told the audience that she understood how many felt that there was not enough progress in politics, or worse, that the vote was “rigged” and not worth putting effort into.
“Is there any wonder why we’re so frustrated and tuned out of our politics?” she said. “When a huge chunk of the population sits out of the process, why are we surprised when our politics don’t reflect our values?” . . .
“I am tired of the daily chaos, the pettiness, the meanness that too often dominates the political discourse,” she continued.
“We all are,” she said. “It is exhausting and honestly it is depressing.”
Obama told the audience that they needed to vote because it was the “only” avenue open to them to have an effect on those on in power. She also said that if they didn’t vote that others who wanted to leave them behind would take power. (Read more from “Here’s What Is Making Michelle Obama Depressed and Frustrated” HERE)