By Jasmine Browley
“Listen to me or you can take the mic, but I’m leaving. You all decide. You have one choice.”
During a recent speech at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington, D.C., a passionate yet foolish woman rudely interrupted the FLOTUS on more than one occasion. Apparently, she-who-will-remain-nameless (I don’t want to give her anymore shine by including her name — Google if curious) thought it appropriate to scream at the top of her lungs about an executive order for gay and lesbian rights, and Obama promptly and directly confronted her with the aforementioned remark.
Unlike her notoriously patient and practiced husband, the born and bred South Side of Chi-town girl let it be known that she is not one to be trifled with, but didn’t hurl insults, raise her voice, or show any semblance of disrespect in return. Let’s learn from this unfortunate show of ignorance, shall we? Here are four ways of dealing with disrespect in a graceful yet forceful manner that I gleaned from our First Lady.