POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Michelle Obama: Using Hussein Is "The Ultimate Fear Bomb"

Michelle Obama, who often has decried "the fear bomb'' that opponents have used against her husband for his middle name -- Barack Hussein Obama -- said in Canton, Ohio, today that it is happening again and shows why it's so important that he wins election as president.

"They threw in the obvious, ultimate fear bomb," Obama said today of her husband's 2004 Senate race. "We're even hearing [that] now. ... 'When all else fails, be afraid of his name, and what that could stand for, because it's different.'"

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