U.S. first lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a ceremony honoring the 2017 School Counselor of the Year in the East Room of the White House January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. These were the last public remarks by the first lady during her husband Barack Obama's presidency.
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February 13, 2017 3:02 PM EST

The Obamas are often regarded as a power-couple, with Michelle’s efforts and initiatives while First Lady having brought about change in America and abroad, and now a law professor has confirmed that the former FLOTUS is about as great as she’s cracked up to be. She even could have been the president.

In an interview with TMZ, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree said that both of the Obamas were great students, but that Michelle was more fit for the oval office. “[Obama’s] wife should have been president. He was great, too, but she was better,” Ogletree said. “She could easily be president, but I don’t think she will.”

Barack wasn’t too shabby himself, Ogletree said, though he was a bit too enthusiastic. “When I saw him, first he was speaking too much. To everything, he said, ‘I can answer that question, professor.'”

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