Fox contributor Angela McGlowan hypothesized Tuesday morning on “Fox & Friends” that First Lady Michelle Obama got into Princeton University and the international law firm Sidley Austin because of “affirmative action.”
In a “debate,” with former Hillary Clinton adviser Jehmu Greene, McGlowan told co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck that the first lady’s recent commencement speech at Tuskegee University was “racially charged.”
Obama on Saturday told the Alabama students that they should expect to face “daily slights” and racial prejudice outside of college, and shared her own experiences before and after her time in the White House.
“I think that so many people are critical of her because her husband has used race to divide this country,” McGlowan, who is black, said.
“By the way, why didn’t the first lady share that the reason she got into Princeton was probably because of affirmative action?” she added.
McGlowan didn’t stop there.
“The reason she became an associate at a law firm was probably because of diversity, that they needed a woman,” she said. “I’m not saying she wasn’t qualified. But they needed a woman, and a woman of color.
“That’s a twofer,” she said.
Hasselbeck then turned to a clip from Rush Limbaugh. No one returned to address the “affirmative action” remark.
Watch the clip, courtesy of Media Matters: