MHP: Michelle O, Romney and Marriage Equality

Melissa Harris-Perry and her MSNBC panel talk about the very different messages the first lady and Mitt Romney communicated in weekend commencement speeches.

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Both first lady Michelle Obama and Mitt Romney delivered commencement speeches on Saturday. On Sunday Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests discussed the very different tone each of them set when it came to the issue of marriage equality. Listen to University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea Butler, Newsweek-the Daily Beast correspondent Michael Tomasky and Feministing.com editor Chloe Angyal as they break down the narratives fueling each message.

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