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Mark Russell: Afterthoughts

Michelle Obama announced a sweeping initiative to eliminate childhood obesity. Oh no, not another war. This one on Dunkin' Donuts.

Nancy Reagan's cause was "just say no" to drugs. Coincidentally, her husband said the same thing to taxes.

Lady Bird Johnson was devoted to the beautification of the nation's highways, which explains why Lyndon Johnson never received a dime from the billboard lobby.

Barbara Bush's cause was literacy. "It's worth a try," said the nation's school superintendents.

As first lady, Hillary Clinton advocated universal health care for all Americans. Oh well, she was young.