Skip to comments.Michelle Obama's "All this for a damn flag" shown at three different speeds
Posted on 06/26/2012 4:12:19 PM PDT by RightOnline
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I disagree! I think these lipreaders are wrong. I have watched this many times and agree with another group of lipreaders that have said she says, “______ ______ the way they fold THAT flag.” (The spaces are the words she says while her mouth is behind the pole.)
I don’t see the word “damn” at all. And I don’t think she would say something like that in public-—she knows the camera is on her. I think that she is not impressed with the folding of the flag. If you watch them you will see that it is an amateur job—they’re not like the perfect ones you see at military funerals. And she is pointing this out to Barack, surprised at what a ordinary job they are doing.
9/11 10th Anniversary Memorial in New York! You know, nothing important.
Your a grand old flag, your a high flying flag and us...........
Don’t get between The Wookie and her trip to BergdrfGoodman....
The Obamas are the last people to care to discern between the holy and the profane. How much less could they care about a flag-folder whose performance may have been less than polished?
Now if she *were* critiquing "the way they fold THAT flag", put that in context with 1) the Obamas well-established hatred of our hallowed traditions, places, and laws, and 2) their body language during the exchange.
If they had been disappointed at a lack of reverence toward the flag, Barack would have nodded in solemn agreement, not with that overt smug look of "yeah, typical.."
However, this coming from the Obamas, a disgust over "the way they fold THAT flag" would make sense in this context:
That Michelle was actually appalled by the reverence shown to that weary flag, as if the ragged thing should have been balled up and pitched in a dumpster (or given to Bill Ayers to defile).
Thus, there is probably no need for debate over her exact words, because "the way they fold THAT flag" and "all this for a damn flag" ultimately say the same thing, which is "F- these Americans and their stupid flag, when's the lobster and wagu being served?"
I watched the video Ezekiel posted - shameful to say the least.
I don’t believe they have a drop of red American blood in them, no matter where they were born.
From looking at her face, she obviously has contempt for what the American flag symbolizes in general — believes at her core that it’s a waste of time and money to take such care and ceremony with this tattered one in particular.
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