Michelle Obama deserves more than fashion coverage

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

Throughout the decades, women have looked to the first ladies for strength, assurance and yes, fashion. Style icon, Jackie O’s A-line dresses and oversized sunglasses are memorable, Hillary Clinton’s “mansuits” still make me cringe, and now Michelle Obama has become the poster child for J. Crew.