Skip to comments.First Lady Michelle Obama steps out in Lanvin sneakers and they're only $540!
Posted on 05/01/2009 5:09:44 AM PDT by Zakeet
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Silk purse / sow’s ear, yadda yadda ...
Definitely! That was “old” Queen Elizabeth, the late Queen Mother. The President Queen Elizabeth is also exemplary, of course; too bad the next generation are gnoofballs!
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
Somewhere, a sofa is missing its upholstery.
Mr. Haney needs the exercise, bless his heart, if he’s going to horticulture through a D.C. summer.
You would have a pic like that! LMAO!!!
where'd they dig those lesbians up too.
I agree with your main points, but I don't think most Freepers are envious; I think we're more upset with the hypocrisy of the Obamas...bashing anyone who's earned wealth in this country--telling us all the time about how we should be sacrificing, paying more in taxes, where we should work and live, etc. -- all while pulling stints like this. These shoes epitomize the liberal, "do as I say, not as I do" mentality.
Nope, that’s her back porch.
That’s why she has to wear her belt up close to her boobs.
>>>ewe gross..does it ever shaves its legs...<<<
No, but it sheds a lot.
We're all going to have to tighten our belts and sacrifice.
Now get back to work. Washington needs your money.We've got a new $600 dollar business expense to pay off.
>Holy crap, is she wearing a bustle
>or is that just a bunch of junk in the trunk?
Also see post 96:
No, no, no. You don't understand. We're being asked to sacrifice - not the Obomas.
This is what I'm talking about.
It's not for you to tell me what I should get upset about. That's not a conservative thing to do. That's a busy-body thing to do. Busy-bodiness has always been the realm of the left.
Don't you worry about what's in my wallet. If Michelle Obama wants to spend her money on expensive (but granted ugly) shoes, I don't care. I buy what I want and usually bash people over the head if they come up and tell me not to.
That's how freedom works. I do what I want with my money and you do what you want with yourn.
A free minded person doesn't care what shoes his fellow American is running around in. But much has changed in the US since I left. And it aint pretty. And it aint just the dems/left who have changed.
Is that leg hair I see in that photo? Yeesh!
I know she didn’t pay for them with her OWN money, but those ugly-assed shoes are about $525 overpriced.
All politicians are liars and criminals. All of 'em. Republicans. Democrats. (and whatever other names they come by)
It goes with the territory. People who seek to gain power over others by ascending to offices of power are inherently untrustworthy in my book. I don't care if they have an R after their names or a D. They're all crooks and you can't trust any of them.
I don't care about Michelle Obama's shoes.
I realise this kind of makes me evil incarnate here but I'm pretty much immune to group pressure. I don't care what you guys think about me. I call it like I see it. If this were one of Bush's daughters wearing an expensive item and the liberal media were slagging them off for it, people here would be defending the expensive item because then the partisan nature of the argument would be reversed. That's the truth and everybody here knows it.
Excuse me, but my husband is an accountant. Those sneakers are a business expense. He's sees these things every day. You, I, and everyone else here WILL pay for those sneakers, and everything else the Obomas buy. Thar IS our business. The Obomas don't have to pay for anything as long as they "pretend" to be doing "the peoples business."
WE pay for every hair cut. WE pay for every joy ride. WE pay for everything they do - as long as they pretend to be doing it on our behalf.
Again, a fine example of how the elite dine on caviar and kobe beef at their dachas while the proletariat queue up by the hundreds for a half pound of sausage and a stale loaf of bread.
We’re all going to have to learn to do with less, except for the “more equal” pigs which brings me to the old saw of lipstick on a pig. You can put $450 sneakers on a pig but it is still a pig.
Not only that, but they suggest a serious lack of common sense on her part.
Ok, ok. I relent. Lets strike a blow for freedom here! Down with the shoes! Down with ugly shoes! I call for an immediate price ceiling on shoes that wives of democratic politicians can wear! That ought to show 'em we mean business!
It’s realy sad when articles like this are written for reaction rather than content.
Uh, yeah. That's how it works.
They get their money from the taxpayer. They get elected they get paid. Bush got elected, Bush got paid. If Palin were to get elected one day she would get paid. Hello.
If they want to spend their money on shoes- not my affair. Obama spends his on cigarettes doesn't he? Is that allowed? Hey if this what gets you excited, more power to you. I just think it's stupid. Americans created this system. Like the old saying goes 'I've made my bed, I have to lie in it now...' This isn't news. It's always been like this.
BTW, I like the 'my husband's an accountant' line too. I used to like to tell people 'my wife's a doctor' which is sort of like that old commercial 'I'm not a doctor, but I play one on tv...'. Which I think ultimately derives from 'My daddy can whip yours'.
So sorry you missed the actual point, hypocrisy and meaning of the entire event as well as my post.
LOL! She wore these “sneakers” to a food bank? I wonder if they were impressed?
Spot on, Lou.
I don’t think I’ve missed the point. Not at all.
On another thread General Petraeus says we have 2 weeks to save Pakistan from being overrun by the Taliban. Now THAT is a serious issue and I can understand people getting worked up about it. You know, it has less than 3 dozen replies.
This thread already has over a hundred.
I’m not missing the point.
Taliban with nukes- of mild importance.
First Lady with sneakers- of utmost importance.
I got it, believe me, I got it.
What about all the lectures about ‘sacrifice’ and belt-tightening? The Commander-in-Thief needs to clue the First Sow in about that.
Look at the economic mess the nation’s in; you would think this is a monarchy.
But then I guess that’s ghetto trash for you.
Apparently, you haven't much experience with business tax law. Their wages are one thing, and business expenses are another.
Business expenses are charged to the business. In this case, the tax payers. They (they're suppose to, anyway) work for us. That makes us the business. They're using our charge card. Get it?
Why are you bothering to read this thread???
I know, I think she is an insensitive clod. She should be “Stomping in her Air Force Ones” !!
And this is a recent development I take it? It wasn't like this with the previous presidents?
I do not care about Michelle Obama's shoes.
When I was little, a common thing you would have heard me say would have been 'Gosh, he sho do get mad when we poke at him through the cage with this yere stick don't he?'
This is good fun to me. Down with the evil shoes! I love it. This is like a comedy sketch. Maybe we can organise a march or something...
Apparently, you haven't much experience with business tax law.
LOL, as a matter of fact, I don't. My old daddy was always telling me- 'Boy, you better get interested in business tax law- one day you're going to need it'. I never listened to him. Man... I should have. I've got my priorities all messed up (and if you can't find something witty to say with that you aint trying very hard).
I'm going to get serious about these shoes. I promise. The fate of the free world is in the balance.
Looks like she has more toes to cover than just on her feet. COME on buy some pants that fit properly.
Because I feel like it. Simple as that. I was scouting around for entertainment. I came across this thread. Looked like a big pile of dung so I jumped in with both feet to see how big of a splash I could make. Yeeha!
Why are you? You don't like Michelle's shoes either? I'm with you- I don't like 'em. I wouldn't wear 'em myself. Probably wouldn't have bought that particular pair.
I guess where I'm different is I don't think it's a big deal. But I see that people here do. Maybe I should just leave you all to it?
Of course, this is sarcasm. I just find it silly that people are getting worked up over shoes when there are some no sh!t serious things happening out there. It's bizarre is all. It's like professional wrestling. Whole world going to hell in a henbasket and freepers are reduced to condemning Michelle Obama's shoes.
This is what politics does to people.
He's got a crush on Michelle.
This is not new. The Bush's used our charge card, too. When was the last time you read about Laura lavishing herself in her own glory? If she had done it, the MSM would have been all over her for it. Heck, Sara's handlers spent voluntary donations for her campaign expenses, and the MSM crucified her for it.
I didn't give a flying f-word what Laura Bush spent her money on.
All politicians are untrustworthy and inherently dishonest in my book. All of 'em. That includes the Bush's. I don't expect the Obamas to be any different in that respect. I just can't it up for shoes. Ya know?
It's like- the political right is just in complete disarray and throwing a caniption fit (I don't know if I spelled caniption right) about shoes is about the most senseless waste of time I can think of.
This is my point.
Does anybody here really expect to change anything with all this carry-on about shoes? I would imagine the Obamas would be rather pleased to see people so distracted by such a stupid thing. It's like 'go get the shoe boy! That's right, go get it! Now bring it back... Good boy. Now go get the other one. Go get it... Tummy rub!'
“I dont like class envy”
Based upon my own reaction, I don’t think it’s ‘class envy’, I think it’s the hypocrisy of those who confiscate our income to ‘distribute the wealth more fairly’ that bothers people here ... The $5454 sneakers are along the same line of hypocrisy as Zero blowing >9,000 gallons of gas to fly AF1 to the mid west to promote living ‘green’!
....and something like 31K for a NYC photo op. Trust me, they're not using their own Visa Card.
I’m the world’s worst proof reader - meant $545.
I’m prone to seeing what I planned to write - not what I actually wrote.
Your own post, #117.......
"It's not for you to tell me what I should get upset about. That's not a conservative thing to do."
Wait, I got it. I'll go flog myself to death with dental floss. That ought to keep me busy for a while and I can leave you guys to get on with the serious business of saving the country.
It's been a good laugh- I'm just fixing to reaffix the stick in my rectum and get back with the program ;-)
Oh geeze. Get over it. We're paying for the power and privileges for all the politicians. That's just the way it is, and it should change. They take our money, then have the nerve to lecture us. We pay them, and they oppress us. We have every right to call them on it - even if it is "just" a $600 pair of tax payer paid sneakers. It all adds up.