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Isn’t it time we pay (and define) the first lady?

OPINION

Surely the person in one of the most visible roles on the planet deserves a proper title and salary

Michelle Obama has impeccable credentials that will not be diminished by her decision to discontinue her paid work outside the home. Like other first ladies before her, she will have an office, a staff and even a budget. What other positions with staffing and budgets have no job description?

Read the full commentary on washingtonpost.com.

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