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I should like Michelle Obama, but I don't
TimesOnline.co.uk ^ | 7/6/08 | Camilla Long

Posted on 07/06/2008 6:48:20 PM PDT by melt

I know I should like Michelle Obama. But . . . I just don’t.

I can’t! Because, every time I try, I’m snake-charmed back by the pearlised nail varnish and Mars Attacks! hair of the one, the only, the ultimate power cheerleader: Cindy McCain.

It all came to a head the other week when the putative First Fembot bowled through London on her way back to America from Vietnam. (Clearly, heiresses don’t worry about their carbon footprint — just as long as it’s a diamond-studded, snake-skin-heeled stiletto mega-stomp.)

With an Air Force One blow-dry and coral-pink lipstick, the former junior rodeo queen was clearly on a charm offensive. “Oh garsh,” she fluttered when asked about the 71-year-old pepaw — far from being over the hill, he actually “wore her out”, and if campaigning ever got too arduous, she sweetly contented herself with the fact that that she had “a ringside seat on American history”. The general impression was that Mrs McCain, in the style of Laura Bush and Nancy Reagan, doesn’t really want to be First Lady at all, and is, instead, rather looking forward to getting back to her diamonds and the delights of the Dallas Crystal Charity Ball once her husband has got this highfalutin political jiggery-pokery out of his system.

John McCain embarrassed by aide's terror gaffe The more John McCain is right on Iraq, the more he loses How much more reassuring than Michelle Obama, who comes from the “I’ve got a leather skirt, I’ve got a leather Birkin bag, I’ve got a PhD in whupass” school of political wifery. We’ve only just got rid of Chony and Billary, for pity’s sake, and here we are again with yet another twinkly-eyed charisma merchant whose gobby wife can barely stop herself from grabbing the microphone.

(Excerpt) Read more at women.timesonline.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: angryblackfemale; cindy; michelle; obama
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"Mike" Obama hopes to be President someday. She's the Black Hillary, without the charm & pantsuit...

1 posted on 07/06/2008 6:48:21 PM PDT by melt
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To: melt

That’s my thought about both of them. They’re Bubba and Hillary without the messed-up marriage. Oh, yeah, and Bubba, damn him, actually brought more experience to the table than Barry does.


2 posted on 07/06/2008 6:52:16 PM PDT by RichInOC (Obama '08: Same Crap, Different Color.)
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To: melt

I once saw the contest a few months ago summed up this way.

One candidate is a laywer, whose wife is a bitch, and a lawyer.

The other candidate is lawyer, and a bitch, whose husband is a lawyer.

The third is a war hero, whose wife owns a beer distributorship.

Any questions?


3 posted on 07/06/2008 6:54:54 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: melt

I see this article repeats the 1992 “McCain Unprintable Insult” rumor, yet again. Of all things that could possibly be relevant, an off-hand remark from 16 years ago that almost certainly never occured is on this idiot’s top ten of things to report.

Try as I might, I could not divine this author’s point. I think she was just filling space to meet a contractual obligation, because I could not make sense of the thing.

But one thing that I do know is that Michelle Obama makes me long for the good ol’ days of Hillary.


4 posted on 07/06/2008 6:57:29 PM PDT by gridlock (Al Gore wants YOU to live like the Flintstones while HE lives like the Jetsons.)
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To: melt

Poor Michelle....
Even with all the Affirmative Action “education” and unearned taxpayer’s money in her back account — she still doesn’t amount to a blackhead on a real lady’s ass.


5 posted on 07/06/2008 6:58:59 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: PGR88; RichInOC

Did somebody mention beer...? : )

6 posted on 07/06/2008 6:59:15 PM PDT by melt (Someday, they'll wish their Jihad... Jihadn't.)
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To: melt

Ummm...what the heck was that rant about? Oh nevermind...I don’t really care.


7 posted on 07/06/2008 7:01:09 PM PDT by tsmith130
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To: melt
This is a very easy decision. I do not want a first lady in the Whitehouse who is not very, very, sure sh is proud of our great nation!!!!!!!!!!!!
This want-to-be first lady leaves much to be desired, in fact she leaves everything to be desired!!!!!!!
Why would anyone want her in the Whitehouse. Except for being black neither her or her husband nave any qualifications for presidential or first lady duties.
8 posted on 07/06/2008 7:01:32 PM PDT by oldenuff2no (I'm a retired disabled AB Ranger and I'm damn proud of it!!!!!)
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To: gridlock
Try as I might, I could not divine this author’s point.

There wasn't one. It was just mindless drivel.

9 posted on 07/06/2008 7:01:57 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: melt

Hillary has charm??


10 posted on 07/06/2008 7:02:26 PM PDT by BARLF
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To: melt

“I know I should like Michelle Obama.”

Why “should” you, Camilla?

Is it because you are a self-hating white liberal, normally intimidated by MObama’s typically black, in-your-face, pereptual-chip-on-shoulder stance.


11 posted on 07/06/2008 7:03:38 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: BARLF

Snake charm.


12 posted on 07/06/2008 7:06:33 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: gridlock

At least the author didn’t mention the Cindy’s drug habit and the pain meds she stole from the charity boxes.


13 posted on 07/06/2008 7:06:57 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: melt

Good grief, what a raving bitch! I mean the author!


14 posted on 07/06/2008 7:08:07 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: melt
Michele is one angry black woman. She probably beats Obama up at the end of the day. Throwing lamps is nothing compared to what this angry woman is capable of.

I can't say I'm impressed with this writer:

Last paragraph excerpt from link:

Nor could you make up this report in the New York Review of Books: “In 1992, after Cindy McCain teased her husband about his thinning hair, McCain snapped at her, in front of the reporters and two staffers: ‘At least I don’t plaster on the make-up like a trollop, you c***.’ ” Now that’s what I call showbusiness. For ugly people.

Shane Watson is away

I'm actually surprised the author doesn't like Michele.

BTW, take a look at the grammar:

“For ugly people”. Not even a complete thought. In the old days we called this a fragment. Also "showbusiness" is incorrectly written. It should be show business or show-business. The word "make-up" is correctly written makeup. Using a spell checker would stop these spelling errors. In the old days we didn't highlight foul language either. What passes for journalism today is atrocious. I'm not a journalist and even I NOTICE these grammatical errors.

15 posted on 07/06/2008 7:10:27 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: EyeGuy

MObama’s typically black, in-your-face, pereptual-chip-on-shoulder stance.

16 posted on 07/06/2008 7:12:16 PM PDT by They'reGone2000 (And I DON'T want to have to change my name to They'reBack2008!)
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To: melt

Naw, Michelle is just as tiresome as the Hildabeast. The problem is her “worldview” doesn’t get much beyond Trinity UCC where she is a Queen Bee.


17 posted on 07/06/2008 7:13:45 PM PDT by muawiyah (We need a "Gastank For America" to win back Congress)
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To: melt
Uhhhh...'scuse me, but it is Michelle Obama who has the Mars Attacks hair.


18 posted on 07/06/2008 7:14:33 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: BARLF

The only difference between the two is Michelle doesn’t have any problem wearing a skirt and makeup, but otherwise, neither of them would hesitate cutting my throat in a New York minute.


19 posted on 07/06/2008 7:16:41 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: melt

Wow. It takes a lot of practice and anger to develop a frown and brow furrows as fearsome as Michelle’s, esp. at her young age. She’s scary, even if the “Whitey tape” never comes to light.


20 posted on 07/06/2008 7:16:42 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: tsmith130

She really resents Cindy McCain’s looks, that’s what it’s about!

I couldn’t find a picture of the author, but if she looks anything like this charactature, no wonder she’s so bitter:

http://www.famegame.com/profile/Camilla_Long


21 posted on 07/06/2008 7:18:05 PM PDT by Joann37
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To: They'reGone2000
I believe these facial expressions reveal what's been called, "Michelle Obama's inner black panther".


22 posted on 07/06/2008 7:21:25 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: hellbender
a frown and brow furrows

You can tell the baseline character of a person by the shape of their wrinkles. Happy people get little laugh lines at the corners of their mouth. Angry, bitter people get furrows and trenches.

23 posted on 07/06/2008 7:23:43 PM PDT by myprecious
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To: melt

What an incredibly stupid article. This author is the most shallow person I’ve ever read anything by before. She somehow manages to like Cindy McCain, dislike Michelle Obama and dislike Hillary Clinton all for the WRONG reasons. No Michelle Obama is NOT “inspiring,” and why should anyone dislike her because she has a leather purse? Why would anyone like Cindy McCain because she has big hair and is rich? Is this satire?


24 posted on 07/06/2008 7:24:56 PM PDT by CatherinePPP
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To: Pharmboy

"'Mars'chelle Attacks!"

25 posted on 07/06/2008 7:25:06 PM PDT by melt (Someday, they'll wish their Jihad... Jihadn't.)
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To: Joann37

Typical bitter white person?


26 posted on 07/06/2008 7:26:04 PM PDT by darkangel82 (If you're not part of the solution, you are part of the problem. (Say no to RINOs))
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To: melt

I shouldn’t despise Michelle Obama, but I do.


27 posted on 07/06/2008 7:26:38 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: melt

Whatever kind of “profile” this was meant to be, the author drew much more upon her personal prejudices than on the facts of the instances raised.

With the faintest of praise, Michelle is first dismissed as being just a little too brazen (or maybe just “uppity”), while the class envy of the British proletarian kicks in when discussing Cindy McCain. Cindy has too much money, she has too much good looks, she just has too much of everything, and damn it, she doesn’t DESERVE any of it!

A projectile spew. Don’t hold back, tell us how you REALLY feel, Camilla.


28 posted on 07/06/2008 7:27:58 PM PDT by alloysteel (Barack Hussein Obama, Jr., the candidate of change - change the rules, change your mind....)
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To: melt

Wonder if she got a bump in her SAT to admit her to Princeton?


29 posted on 07/06/2008 7:30:23 PM PDT by xDGx
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To: gridlock

good ol’ days of Hillary.

There NEVER WERE any of those days with hillllereeee.


30 posted on 07/06/2008 7:32:16 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Lancey Howard

I laugh at how the media tries to make Michelle Obama out to be such a beautiful woman.

Pastor James David Manning of Youtube.com fame says she looks like King Kong’s baby sister. He has to be one of the most entertaining people to come out of this election cycle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=If9KopxdA-I


31 posted on 07/06/2008 7:32:34 PM PDT by boycott
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To: melt
Michelle's "Suzy Homemaker" article with a far-from-Suzy pic is at the following link. It's an AP photo, so I didn't post. The first-lady wannabe may need to be informed that a "lady" shows a little modesty.

Chicago Sun-Times

32 posted on 07/06/2008 7:33:03 PM PDT by taraytarah
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To: melt
Michelle Obama is a “sister” and is simply not to be messed with.

I do not understand how come fellow white people seem to not be able to grasp the concept.

I suppose it is partially because I did not grow up in the lily white suburbs of Boston.

Au contraire.

Any criticism of Ms. Obama is certainly going to result in a backlash that cannot be reasonably dealt with.

It is best to ignore Barak’s Ho and certainly do not ever be caught calling that girl a Bitch!

Not unless you want some trouble.

33 posted on 07/06/2008 7:35:09 PM PDT by Radix (Think it is bad now? Wait until you have to press "2" for English!)
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To: melt
You know, when someone runs their fingernails down a blackboard? That, to me, is Mrs. Obama.
34 posted on 07/06/2008 7:43:19 PM PDT by fish hawk
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To: boycott

Unbelievable.

Who would have thunk it would be made?

This is an awesome video.

Thanks for sharing.


35 posted on 07/06/2008 7:45:23 PM PDT by Radix (Think it is bad now? Wait until you have to press "2" for English!)
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To: boycott

Is that the Harlem Church that absolutely can see right through Obama?


36 posted on 07/06/2008 7:48:12 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: gridlock
Try as I might, I could not divine this author’s point. I think she was just filling space to meet a contractual obligation, because I could not make sense of the thing.

The thought that kept going through my mind was: "This ol' broad is sexually frustrated to the max."
37 posted on 07/06/2008 7:52:26 PM PDT by no dems (B. Hussein is an Obamanation)
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To: tsmith130
Ummm...what the heck was that rant about?

Camilla Long's menopausal mood swings, just like her every column.

38 posted on 07/06/2008 7:53:51 PM PDT by montag813
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To: gridlock
...an off-hand remark from 16 years ago that almost certainly never occured...

I personally find it hard to believe that he actually said that. And, I also find it hard to believe that she would stay with him if he did. With her looks and money, why would she need to?
39 posted on 07/06/2008 7:55:07 PM PDT by no dems (B. Hussein is an Obamanation)
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To: Joann37

Ouch!


40 posted on 07/06/2008 7:55:35 PM PDT by SnarlinCubBear (Just a typical bitter white person, clinging to my gun)
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To: Lancey Howard
My wife screams at the TV everytime "The View" or some other idiot woman compares Michelle Obama to Jacqueline Kennedy. She is not attractive by any measure.


41 posted on 07/06/2008 7:57:11 PM PDT by montag813
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To: oldenuff2no
....first lady in the Whitehouse

Please note that it is the "White House", i.e. 2 words, not Whitehouse (i.e. 1 word). "Whitehouse", the way you used it, is someone's last name. Please remember to use the correct format.

42 posted on 07/06/2008 7:57:57 PM PDT by nwrep (Obama - the first Mohammedan to run for the White House)
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To: Joann37

Oh my; why did I have to look at that before going to bed tonight?

http://www.famegame.com/profile/Camilla_Long


43 posted on 07/06/2008 8:00:29 PM PDT by no dems (B. Hussein is an Obamanation)
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To: boycott

It’s a shame that YouTube video has only had a little over 8,000 viewings.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=If9KopxdA-I


44 posted on 07/06/2008 8:02:21 PM PDT by no dems (B. Hussein is an Obamanation)
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To: They'reGone2000

Look,its true that Michele is an angry,in your face, confrontational black woman.
But lets be honest.Do you know any who are NOT?
And don’t mention Condi because I can guarantee you that anyone getting on her wrong side is going to get the Evil Sister treatment to the fullest.
Not defending Michele but just keeping it real.


45 posted on 07/06/2008 8:04:43 PM PDT by Riverman94610
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To: gridlock
Try as I might, I could not divine this author’s point. I think she was just filling space to meet a contractual obligation, because I could not make sense of the thing.

Oh thank goodness. I couldn't figure out most of this gibberish and thought I was experiencing Sundowners disease!

46 posted on 07/06/2008 8:04:43 PM PDT by CAluvdubya (A good man has come home to San Diego! Thank you Congressman Hunter)
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To: melt

Did McCain really call his wife a c**t in front of reporters? Because she teased him about being bald?

Holy Moly.

He says “At least I don’t plaster on the make-up like a trollop, you c***.”?

I’m starting to worry about his temper and “the button”.

Man, I was just starting to ease up on McCain.


47 posted on 07/06/2008 8:05:42 PM PDT by autumnraine
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Nor could you make up this report in the New York Review of Books: “In 1992, after Cindy McCain teased her husband about his thinning hair, McCain snapped at her, in front of the reporters and two staffers: ‘At least I don’t plaster on the make-up like a trollop, you c***.’ ” Now that’s what I call showbusiness. For ugly people.

Why do I doubt that happened? Because McCaine is still married and able to walk

48 posted on 07/06/2008 8:05:44 PM PDT by woofie
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To: Lancey Howard

"Oh no you di in't!"

I'm sorry, that's just what comes into my mind whenever I see that pic. it's involuntary, so I guess that makes me a racist.

49 posted on 07/06/2008 8:11:02 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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To: boycott
"Pastor James David Manning of Youtube.com fame says she looks like King Kong’s baby sister. He has to be one of the most entertaining people to come out of this election cycle.",

That he is. I watch all of his rants, er, sermons or teachings or whatever. Tnx for the link...

50 posted on 07/06/2008 8:14:11 PM PDT by eureka! (McCain....I guess.)
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