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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Why Michelle Obama should not be the First Lady

In a round about way She's running for first lady of the United States of America. She has also campaigned for Barack all over the country. When you do that, you open the door for people to respond. And Guess what that is what I am about to do.

Barack was asked at the Saddleback Church Forum to name the three people that would most influence his decisions as president. He named his wife (whose hospitial routine kicks out poor blacks that can't pay their bills), his grandmother (who he has refered to as a racist) and Ted Kennedy (the town drunk / ultimate Washington insider).

SO ... Michelle is going to be influencing the ... *cough(B_LLSH_T) cough* President of the United States, I can absolutely talk about and criticize her.

She NOW claims to love her country. Well, She sure has a funny way of expressing that love then. Let's review a few of blessed wife Michelle's greatest "love America" hits:

"For the first time in my adult life, I'm proud of my country" (Speech in Milwaukee, Wisconsin February 18th, 2008)

"But we've learned a lot this year, we've learned that when the bar is set sometimes it moves on you…right when you get there…it MOVES! And the irony of it is that's what's been happening to most Americans.
" (Speech in Providence, Rhode Island, clarifying her "proud for first time", remarks)

"In America in 2008, life is not good: we're a divided country, we're a country that is "just downright mean," we are "guided by fear," we're a nation of cynics, sloths, and complacents.
" (March 10th New Yorker)

"Don't go into corporate America.
" (Speech at daycare in Zanesville, Ohio)

"Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual" (Speech in February, 2008)

"Barack knows that we are going to have to make sacrifices, that we are going to have to change our conversation, we're gonna have to change our traditions, our history, we're gonna have to move into a different place as a nation.
" (Campaign speech in Puerto Rico)

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Well, that just about sums it up!