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First Lady's speech at high reading level

Eric Ostermeier reports Michelle Obama's speech was written at the 12th grade reading level.

A review by Smart Politics, a non-partisan political news site authored and founded by Dr. Eric Ostermeier of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, found Obama's speech had the highest reading level among the wives of recent presidential nominees.

Personal Liberty Digest
September 6, 2012

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