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Obamas’ former Harvard law professor: Michelle should have been president

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A Harvard constitutional law professor who taught Michelle and Barack Obama said that while both were great students, Michelle was the star and should have been president.

“You know, his wife should have been president. Absolutely,” Charles Ogletree told TMZ earlier this week when asked about how the Obamas performed when they were law students. “He was great too, but she was better.”

“She could easily be president, but I don’t think she will,” he added.

{mosads}The Obamas both studied law at Harvard. 

Many have urged Michelle Obama to run for president in 2020, but the former first lady has repeatedly said that’s not on her radar. 

“Michelle was never wild about politics,” Barack Obama told Jimmy Kimmel last year. “Michelle once explained to me, ‘I try to organize my life not to have a lot of mess around, and politics is just a big mess.’ ” 

Despite her numerous statements that she won’t run, three political committees have formed since the election urging first lady Michelle Obama to run for president in 2020.

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