Skip to comments.Palin Flashback: Michelle Obama Says She's From 'Real' Chicago
Posted on 04/03/2009 12:04:42 PM PDT by lewisglad
During an address Thursday at a London school, First Lady Michelle Obama told a crowd she was from "the real part of Chicago," echoing controversial comments from Gov. Sarah Palin during the 2008 presidential campaign describing small towns as "the real America."
In remarks before the all-girls school, Mrs. Obama spoke of growing up in urban Chicago, an upbringing she said was an unlikely one for a future First Lady.
"For nothing in my life ever would have predicted that I would be standing here as the first African-American First Lady," Mrs. Obama said, according to press reports. "I was not raised with wealth or resources or any social standing to speak of. I was raised on the South Side of Chicago thats the real part of Chicago.
Mrs. Obama is in Europe this week accompanying President Barack Obama as he attended the G-20 summit in London.
Her comments don't sit well with Republicans, who point also to criticism directed at former Sen. George Allen, Virginia Republican, who stumbled during his 2006 re-election campaign by making a racially-charged remark against a rival campaign worker of Indian descent, to whom Allen said "Welcome to America and the real world of Virginia."
"The First Lady's comments are stunning," said Ken Spain, a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Campaign Committee. "Given the unrelenting Democrat attacks against both Governor Palin and former Senator Allen, one would hope that the White House would be willing to offer up a clarification of what exactly Michelle Obama meant when she made this comment."
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Yes, Michelle. You are clearly a ghetto skank. No need to explain further.
Who paid for her education?
I’m from “chocolate Chicago.”
Was Blago also from “the real Chicago”? How about Daley and all the rest of the Corrupt Chicago Machine and all the crooks they send to Washington? Is that the “real Chicago”? That’s nothing to brag about, Michelle Ma Belle.
“For the first time in my adult life, I’m proud of my country...because it seems like hope is making a comeback.”
So when did you give up hope, Mrs. Obama?
She seems awfully angry to me. Does Mrs. Obama believe she is the only poor person who has achieved some modicum of success?
The US Taxpayer?
‘Real Chicago’= south side?
Does that mean the O’s are showing us the “Chocolate City Hustle?”
Yes, that is something to be proud of....from what I have seen of Alaska and from what I have seen come out of Chicago.....I would be proud to be from the “real America” not the “real Chicago”!
I have been fortunate to visit Alaska twice...all over the state. Both times I saw people going about their day to day lives, working hard, some not working at all, some of the nicest people I have ever met in my life. Genuinely friendly and enjoyable to be around.
“Real World” Chicago. The reality TV show.
“Michelle” and “achieved” really shouldn’t be in the same sentence.....Michelle is a product of AA...all the way. Oh, and political connections...if what I read is true, her Daddy was a Daley bag carrier....
Yo, jus’ keepin’ it real, dat’s all, you know?
They are really uncomfortable with themselves
Reminds me of the Sopranos episode where Tony drives his kid to see an old Italian neighborhood in Newark—once nice, and now shown to be a trash-strewn hellhole. A crack-crazed hooker yells at Tony after seeing him— “What are you doing here? This is our neighborhood now!”.
Tony says :”Yeah, I can see that...”
Those dudes are from the real, real Chicago. Where only the real in-crowd goes.
From a website called, AltMuslim.com:
"...speaking of hypocrisy, and the southside of chicago- and barak obama- one time i went to the bud milliken parade ( a very big event- about 6 hours long) and at one point- michelle obama appeared waving on top of an escalade, she was wearing torn jeans, a drumpled semi dirty t-shirt half tucked in and out- and her hair was crazy undone- then she made a small speech- and actually referred to barak as her "baby daddy" (not baby's daddy even you'll notice)
some of the crowd bought it- but i thought it was really over the top in the way of pandering, as i knew she was going to a state dinner that evening and can only assume her demeanor and dress would morph accordingly."
#1 Definition of "Baby Daddy", from urbandictionary.com:
"Usually a broke ass black man; Who you met through a friend and had sex wit when you was upset and confused. Now you don had his baby and he dont pay child support and denies yo son ray ray. He just my baby daddy"
WOLF BLITZER: We can take a look. Maybe he will and maybe he won't but she looks like she's about to introduce him. Let's listen in.
MICHELLE OBAMA: "My babys daddy Barack Obama. Yeah!"
#1 Definition of "Baby's Daddy", also from urbandictionary.com:
"A guy who is a lousy father, who gots one or more kids with one or more chicks and, thinks he's a pimp. And instead of takin care of the baby he goes out an finds another chick to ****. Until she too becomes just another baby's momma and he moves on. So on and so forth."
girl one: "Who is that?"
girl two: "That's my dumbass baby daddy and his dumb ho"
From ABC News...
Marry Your Baby Daddy Day!
One Woman Wants to Bring Marriage Back to the Black Community
"This was not the historical norm. Most black kids were born to married parents until the time when President Johnson promised to end poverty. Perhaps because poor people were offered more government aid, moms had less need for a husband. Some mothers could lose a welfare check if their husband made money. People respond to such incentives, and the out-of-wedlock birthrate has continued to grow across the board, but especially among blacks.
'There is no stigma anymore in the black community about having a child out of wedlock,' said Reid, which led to the creation of Marry Your Baby Daddy Day. For those who don't know, Reid explains that 'a Baby Daddy is simply...an unmarried father. But they've become caricatures in the ghetto.'
YouTube Video: Who that is? That just my baby daddy
Lyrics to Ludacris' Obama rap song, "Obama Is Here":
"Hey... I'm back on it
like I just signed my record deal, yeah the best is here
The Bentley Coupe paint is drippin wet, it got sex appeal
Never shoulda hated, you never shoulda doubted him
With a slot in the President's iPod, Obama shouted him
Said I handled my biz and I'm one of his favorite rappers
Well give Luda a special pardon if I'm ever in the slammer
Better yet put me in office, make me a Vice President
Hillary hated on you so that bitch is irrelevant
Now Jesse talkin slick and apologizin for WHAT~?!
If you said it then you MEANT it how you want it, head or gut
And all you other politicians tryin to hate on my man
Watch us win majority vote in every STATE on my man
You cain't stop what's 'bout to happen, we 'bout to make history
The first black President it's destined and it's meant to be
The threats ain't fazin us, the nooses or the jokes
Get off your ass black people it's time to get out and vote
Paint the White House black and I'm sure that's got 'em terrified
McCain don't belong in ANY chair unless he's paralyzed
Yeah I said it cause Bush is mentally handicapped
Ball up all of his speeches and just throw 'em like candy wraps
Cause what you talkin I hear nothin even relevant
And you the worst of all 43 Presidents
Get out and vote, or the end'll be near
And the world is ready for change cause Obama is here
YEAHHH! Cause Obama is here
The world is ready for change cause Obama is here
Yeahhhh, cause Obama is here
Say world is ready for change cause Obama is here
She’s right! They are from real Chicago. The thugish part!
Huh? That's something to be proud about?