What’s all this fuss about the first lady’s summer apparel choice? It’s hot, and she’s wearing shorts. Michelle Obama’s got the legs and the confidence, and she’s active, so why not?

First lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia Obama, walk off ...

The last time the media was in such a frenzy about the prez’s wife was when she danced the night away at the Inaugural Balls, sans engagement ring or wedding band. She had a glamorous cocktail ring on her middle finger and it likely would have been too bulky with her wedding ring on the next finger. Again, so what? She and Barack are happily married and we all know she has a beautiful diamond engagement ring. Does she really have to wear her ring 365 days a year to prove that she’s married?

Michelle, you rock with or without your diamond engagement ring, and that’s the short of it.