Skip to comments.Michelle Obama rallies campaign workers ($500+ per plate fundraiser)
Posted on 09/21/2011 12:34:38 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Michelle Obama drew bursts of applause and a standing ovation Tuesday in a speech in Manhattan that was as much an endorsement of her husband's policies as a rallying cry to the Democratic Party's troops.
"Are you in?" she asked at the end of a 20-minute address to 400 campaign workers, most of them women. "Are you ready for work? We all have to be fired up and ready to go."
The first lady's speech at a $500-and-up-per-plate fundraiser was aimed at motivating women, who she said had much at stake in the 2012 election.
Her appearance came as President Barack Obama continues to face criticism from within his own party for seeming to give in too easily to Republicans in Congress and not taking a firmer stand on issues such as protecting the environment. His approval rating is about 43 percent and polls show he would face a tough fight against Texas Gov. Rick Perry or former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the top GOP contenders.....
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Barry took a hard turn to the left yesterday, and the PASS THIS BILL nonsense finally seems to have died a quiet death after a week of Dems mocking Barry.
They charged $500 a plate to the people they want to go out and work for them? Am I reading this wrong?
Mooooochelle just wants them to work so that she can continue with her high dollar vacation lifestyle.
You can't make this stuff up, at a $500+ per plate fundraiser no less.
19 Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, which eat at Jezebel's table.
$500 a plate- Did they get fries with that?
Not at Olive Garden or Red Lobster they didn’t!!
Michelle Obama prodding restaurants to reduce portion size
To Moochelle, spending a mere $500 for a meal would be considered a light lunch.
is it inciting violence to say I hope Michelle Obama gets run over by a truck?
A big truck!!!!
I hope this plug-ugly plow-horse is READY TO GO! Show her the door!
Oh Michelle, I have just the place for all of you to go, too.
Dinner with Michelle....load up on them fries and chicken wings......to hell with the health foods.
They don’t need fries.
Anyone stupid enough to pay $500 dollars to listen to the Wookie would eat hog slops.
Pay me to work for me. such a capitolist