In a recent Asssociated Press poll, more than seven in ten people said they had favorable opinion of First Lady Michelle Obama.

How — and how much — can her popularity help her husband heading into his 2012 re-election race?

We examine that question in today’s episode of the “Fast Fix”. Don’t forget to check out all of our “Fast Fix” videos here. If you have a topic you want to see us break down in “Fast Fix” just email chris.cillizza@wpost.com with it.