Skip to comments.Michelle Obama shops incognito at Target (Photo) (BREAKING NEWS!)
Posted on 09/29/2011 4:21:42 PM PDT by tobyhill
First Lady Michelle Obama was spotted shopping at Target by an Associated Press photographer who told CBS News he was tipped off that she would be there.
AP photographer Charles Dharapak told CBS News he took the picture at the Target on Route 1 in Alexandria, Virginia.
The first lady's office confirmed that the picture showed Mrs. Obama, though it did not immediately respond when asked if it tipped off Dharapak.
"It is not uncommon for the First Lady to slip out to run an errand, eat at a local restaurant or otherwise enjoy the city outside the White House gates," said Kristina Schake, communications director for the First Lady.
(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...
Oh, boy! Lots of fun was had with that picture.
In an interview with CNN, the manager of the Target where Obama shopped said the first lady went unrecognized while she was in the store.
“People did not approach her, she was very incognito,” Maria Panagopulof said. “We didn't realize truly what was happening until she had almost left. The cashier recognized her, but she was very unassuming.”
Panagopulof said the store received no advance of the first lady's trip.
“We did not have advance notice; it was as big a surprise to us as it was to everyone else,” she said.
She continued, “In hindsight, there was a sweep, but it was not obvious to us beforehand. When she left we thought ‘Oh, that's what that was!’”
Yeah, that tall guy is one of their regular detail. I guess he’s the one who’s supposed to take the bullet for Moochie.
Or perhaps a diversion away from some other piece of news...
Targets seem to be lit so brightly as to be able to peer into another dimension, but the fact she’s in motion and yet the shot is a perfect still means it’s the crAP photog using an D$LR...
This is baloney. It is all part of the campaign. Try to endure the Mooch to the little common people.
Where are the secret service? You know they are all around and the photo is carefully staged.
I have am trying not to despise the leftist propaganda makers, but it isn’t easy.
What the heck is with the cell phones? Is that for her girls or are they use and trash phones to send government secrets?
Oh isn’t it French? “Tar-Jay” LOL...
Of course she shops there just like the “folks”...
“I oh will take a pair of those $550 silver-toned sneakers on the sale rack —and 3 of those $35,000 diamond cuffs please...”
There’s a campaign going on, doncha know? She spends millions of tax payer dollars to make trips to Spain and South Africa for herself and three dozen of her closest friends. But she shops at Target? Come on!
She looks like she’s trying not to laugh.
That doesn’t look like her butt.
That doesn’t look like her butt.
She is probably thinking, this is such B.S. What else are those knucklehead campaign managers going to have me do? Photo of me cleaning the bathroom floors? Polishing shoes? I am going to get Barack for this. No amount of multimillion dollar vacations are worth this humiliation!
Bag lady goes shopping??
Target had a recent release of designer stuff that was a huge hit and mooch probably missed to boat or the focus groups said she seemed too detached and this was their way to make her look like a commoner.
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