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Watch Michelle Obama's Perfectly Graceful Reproach Of Trump's Chicago Comments

By Stephen Gossett in News on Oct 20, 2016 9:48PM

First Lady Michelle Obama returned to the campaign trail on Thursday, appearing at a Clinton/Kaine rally in Phoenix. While there, she took a moment during the speech to address Donald Trump's frequent hyper-negative portrayal of black communities, specifically the South Side of Chicago (start the video at 30:11 to listen along).

Chicago has been a frequent talking point for Trump throughout the campaign, whether in reference to gun violence (on macro levels and personal levels) or, most recently, at Wednesday's debate, the claim that Democratic officials paid protesters to incite violence at a rally there in March.

Given such a litany, Obama's ring quite generous.

It was her first major campaign appearance since she delivered a moving, memorable rebuke to Donald Trump in the wake of numerous sexual assault allegations.