The Obama's Old University Professor Thinks Barack Was 'Great' But Michelle 'Was Better'

Barack and Michelle's old university professor has opened up on who would've made a better president

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In the aftermath of Donald Trump's presidential victory, it didn't take long for the 'Twitterverse' to get the hashtag 'Michelle for 2020' trending, with the hope that Michelle Obama might one day decide to run for President, and wake us up from the strange dream that is, well, the Trump era.

However, the former First Lady's old law professor from Harvard thought Michelle would have made a good president years ago.

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In fact, he thinks she would have made a better president than her husband, Barack.

In an interview , Charles Ogletree Jr., a constitutional law professor at Harvard who taught both Barack and the then-Michelle Robinson, revealed the former President was a self-proclaimed 'nerd'.

The 65-year-old teacher recalled one class when Barack wouldn't stop being a know-it-all and said: 'He was speaking too much. He wanted everything. He said, 'I can answer that question, professor.' I said, 'Barack, I want to call on Mary'.'

Oh, burn.

However, while Barack was making a name for himself as the law department's resident Hermoine Granger, it was Michelle who caught the attention of Ogletree.

'You know, [Barack's] wife should've been president,' he noted. 'Absolutely.'

'[Barack] was great too, but she was better,' he added.

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Mrs Obama graduated from Harvard Law School the same year Barack joined however, the two never met at the Ivy League university.

It was when the mother-of-two was assigned to mentor Obama at her law firm Sidley & Austin, where she was an associate, that the duo finally set eyes on one another and sparks flew.

When questioned about the possibility of Michelle running for president one day, Ogletree said she could 'easily be president, but I don't think she will', which pretty much echoes Michelle's sentiment on speculation about a presidential run.

Last year, the feminist icon shut down suggestions of a future presidency, revealing at a Q&A discussion in March 2016 that she would 'continue to work with young people all over the world' after Barack's term in office but 'not as president. I will not run for president'.

She added: 'There are so many ways to impact the world and you don't have to be president of the United States to do them.'

We can still dream, hey?

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