Michelle Obama heads out for what is being billed as an official trip to Southern Africa next week with her daughters, their cousins, and her mom. This family excursion will take them to South Africa and Botswana. The White House says it’s a continuation of Mrs. Obama’s work to engage young people at home and abroad.

First, Did you elect Michelle Obama as an international youth coordinator?
And is this really vital to America at a time of such great economic peril?