The results are in! Nearly 13,000 HuffPost readers voted, and the majority said that Michelle Obama does indeed have the right to bare legs. See results below.
If you still have an opinion on this matter that you'd like to share, please do so in the comments below.
8/17: Michelle Obama took a lot of flak for baring her arms in February, but now she may be the first first lady to descend the steps of Air Force One (or appear in public for that matter) in short shorts. After all, can you imagine Laura Bush or Patricia Nixon doing the same?
There's no doubt Mrs. Obama has gorgeous gams, but do you think it's appropriate for her to bare so much of them? See the results and photos below.
Here are the final results: