NBC's Today Promotes Michelle Obama's NYT Op-Ed

'Michelle Obama uncharacteristically tackling politics head on'

NBC's Today Promotes Michelle Obama's NYT Op-Ed (NewsBusters)

In an apparent effort to help bolster Mrs. Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and her advocacy for revamping the menu of the nation's public school cafeterias, NBC's Today show plugged the first lady's May 29 New York Times op-ed on the subject.

The peacock network hailed Mrs. Obama as one who typically avoids playing politics, but who has courageously decided to step in and make her voice heard on this issue, taking on Republicans who oppose her fight to make America's kids thinner and healthier.

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