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I see where Michelle Obama is paying attention. Good — I am glad she stepped up. Now you know who you are can stop e-mailing me, OK? And do keep in mind here that her words were never the issue — it was the follow-up deeds. Also, I wish she had taken some questions. I ...

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Kris Connor/Getty Images
Kris Connor/Getty Images

I see where Michelle Obama is paying attention. Good -- I am glad she stepped up. Now you know who you are can stop e-mailing me, OK? And do keep in mind here that her words were never the issue -- it was the follow-up deeds. Also, I wish she had taken some questions.

I also see that Matt Flavin is moving from doing wounded warrior stuff at the White House over to the Pentagon. Dunno what up with that.

I see where Michelle Obama is paying attention. Good — I am glad she stepped up. Now you know who you are can stop e-mailing me, OK? And do keep in mind here that her words were never the issue — it was the follow-up deeds. Also, I wish she had taken some questions.

I also see that Matt Flavin is moving from doing wounded warrior stuff at the White House over to the Pentagon. Dunno what up with that.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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