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Michelle Obama, after nearly five years of evangelizing exercise and good eating habits, will begin a new initiative on Tuesday that seeks to increase the number of low-income students who pursue a college degree.

Well, that’s that. I guess that low-income students going to college is now set to become the latest thing that conservatives hate. I can hardly wait.

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