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Michelle Obama: I know people say it was a sacrifice for me and Oprah to go to Copenhagen
Hot Air ^ | SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 | ALLAHPUNDIT

Posted on 09/30/2009 6:33:47 PM PDT by RobinMasters

I’m … pretty sure no one’s saying that.

In her speech in Copenhagen today, First Lady Michelle Obama said her trip to Denmark, along with the travel of her “dear friend” and “chit-chat buddy” Oprah Winfrey, as well as tomorrow’s visit by President Obama, is a “sacrifice” on behalf of the children of Chicago and the United States. “As much of a sacrifice as people say this is for me or Oprah or the president to come for these few days,” the first lady told a crowd of people involved in the Chicago project, “so many of you in this room have been working for years to bring this bid home.”

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1 posted on 09/30/2009 6:33:48 PM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: ExTexasRedhead; justiceseeker93; traderrob6; OL Hickory; socialismisinsidious; trlambsr; Altera; ...

Ping.


2 posted on 09/30/2009 6:34:09 PM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters
is a “sacrifice” on behalf of the children of Chicago and the United States

Didn't you know it would end up being "for the children"?

3 posted on 09/30/2009 6:35:30 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Don't tread on me.)
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To: RobinMasters

A sacrifice? Nah, we are saying it was an extravagance.


4 posted on 09/30/2009 6:35:50 PM PDT by tioga (Drip, Drip, Drip.........the ACORNS are falling.)
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To: RobinMasters

Oprah and me.


5 posted on 09/30/2009 6:36:01 PM PDT by LA Woman3 (The race card has jumped the shark......)
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To: RobinMasters

It seems terribly rude to tell people it was a sacrifice to visit their city.


6 posted on 09/30/2009 6:37:03 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: RobinMasters
First class VIP travel to rub elbows with the hoi polloi in Copenhagen

it's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it...

Thank You for your sacrifice, Michelle, from a grateful nation. Somewhere tonight in Afghanistan, a grateful military troop may whisper a prayer that your noble mission not go unrecognized.

7 posted on 09/30/2009 6:37:21 PM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: RobinMasters

First of all Mrs. Obama, it’s “Oprah and me”.

I am certain there was an opportunity at Princeton to learn grammar.


8 posted on 09/30/2009 6:38:02 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: RobinMasters

Sacrifice.. poor baby.. we all know how hard it is, I mean, you have to get out of bed, jump in one of the nicest planes in the world with celebrities, jaunt around Europe, having people wait on you hand and foot. I mean, come on, it is such a tough job, people should really feel sorry for her. Maybe she could find an easier job like working at McDonalds, mowing lawns, being a Wal Mart greeter, selling shoes, who knows, something has to be much easier on her than that tough, exhausting, job she has now.


9 posted on 09/30/2009 6:38:07 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: LucyT; neverdem; Slings and Arrows

BREATHTAKINGLY arrogant and self-centered comments from an ‘intelligent’ woman with absolutely NO idea of how she offends....maybe because she doesn’t actually THINK like a hard-working American.


10 posted on 09/30/2009 6:38:36 PM PDT by bitt (“You can’t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak.” (Abraham Lincoln))
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To: RobinMasters

That is the First Lady of this country? Looks like she is going to eat someone.


11 posted on 09/30/2009 6:38:40 PM PDT by RC2
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To: silverleaf

I doubt she rubbed up against any hoi polloi - that’s the little people.

She’s strictly elite all the way.


12 posted on 09/30/2009 6:39:03 PM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: RobinMasters

WHAT sacrifice?

These folks are shameless.


13 posted on 09/30/2009 6:39:05 PM PDT by maggief
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To: RobinMasters

NO, YOU listen to ME! It IS a SACRIFICE! I have to come over here to a country full of white people! DAMN RIGHT it’s a sacrifice! Have to be in a bunch of sick pale lookin’ people walkin’ aroun..

/sarc, but you know it’s true, don’t you?


14 posted on 09/30/2009 6:39:07 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: LA Woman3

Gotta wonder if Oprah would be hanging out with McCain’s wife, had He won?


15 posted on 09/30/2009 6:39:42 PM PDT by Son House (President Øbama => Status: AWOL)
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To: RobinMasters
The hoodies have run out of targets. They need the Olympic tourists to beat up, rob and shoot. Heck, they can shoot starter's pistols with real bullets.

In any event, if Chicago doesn't get the Olympics its racial.

16 posted on 09/30/2009 6:39:56 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski (No good deed goes unpunished.)
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rofl. She learn from Obama. Straw man arguments.


17 posted on 09/30/2009 6:40:46 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: keepitreal

Correct. Most of the promoters I’ve heard talking about the bid always run together “the Olympics and Para-Olympics” in one breath. They talk about how important the second event is, which takes place a few weeks after the Olympics. Then they launch into a sermon on how important it is for handicapped people. They are always looking out for the children, handicapped, etc./s


18 posted on 09/30/2009 6:40:46 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: RobinMasters

Oprah's Home in Montecito, California

When you live in a place like that, even a five star hotel is probably a sacrifice.
19 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:08 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Where are are we going and how did I get in this hand basket?)
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To: silverleaf
Somewhere tonight in Afghanistan, a grateful military troop may whisper a prayer that your noble mission not go unrecognized.

Exactly.

20 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:26 PM PDT by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: RobinMasters

And the libs will lap this puke up. -spit-


21 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:54 PM PDT by Gator113 (Obamba, Reid, Pelosi, the socialist triad.)
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To: RobinMasters

“Michelle Obama: I know people say it was a sacrifice for me and Oprah
to go to Copenhagen”

Michelle “My Belle” Obama...
NUTTIER THAN MARY LINCOLN.

(and she doesn’t have the rationalization of having children die
while her husband is President...)


22 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:56 PM PDT by VOA
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To: RobinMasters; aculeus; dighton; Slings and Arrows; Constitution Day; null and void; Tijeras_Slim; ..
along with the travel of her “dear friend” and “chit-chat buddy” Oprah Winfrey

Hmmm, familiar scene. Does Oprah serve the Wookie Diet Coke?

23 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:58 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: LA Woman3
In Queen's English its: Oprah and I
24 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:58 PM PDT by MrsEmmaPeel (a government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: SE Mom

Although bad grammar, “me and Oprah” reflects Mrs. Obama’s view of herself, always first. So in Obamaspeak, this is a perfectly correct usage.


25 posted on 09/30/2009 6:42:33 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Don't tread on me.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Really! What ever happened to: “Thank you for your generous hospitality. What a pleasure it is to visit your beautiful city! ...”


26 posted on 09/30/2009 6:42:38 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: keepitreal
Didn't you know it would end up being "for the children"?

Yup. Every time a Dem utters that phrase, I check all my pockets for my wallet, checks, money and other valuables, just as Carl in "Casablanca".

27 posted on 09/30/2009 6:43:15 PM PDT by Free State Four (a)
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To: Michael.SF.

Wow. I’ve never seen Oprah’s home.


28 posted on 09/30/2009 6:43:56 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: silverleaf

Yup....everyone is so grateful the First Linebacker went to Copenhagen......we’d be even more grateful if they kept her; hell make it a 2 fer; they can keep Okra too.


29 posted on 09/30/2009 6:44:21 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: RobinMasters
You've got to admire her grit. Michelle is always making the hard choices. Like taking the six-figure no-show hospital administrator job so that she could she could pay for the kids' school and piano lessons. Back in Chicago, she had to bring home the bacon while her husband, Lord Barack (The Most Merciful), was busy 'giving back' with the relatively lower-paying community organizer and state senate jobs.

Life is so hard.

30 posted on 09/30/2009 6:46:07 PM PDT by GenXFreedomFighter
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To: RobinMasters

That’s right, Michelle. I was just DELIGHTED to pony up my tax dollars to pay for your sacrificial trip.

By all means, use some of my money to bribe the Olympic Committee, too. There’s a lot riding on it. Penny Pritzker needs to get a return on her real estate investments. And the Chicago Mafia has a big stake in it.


31 posted on 09/30/2009 6:46:14 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: RobinMasters

LOL!

She looks like Cynthia McKinney in that pic.


32 posted on 09/30/2009 6:46:22 PM PDT by Califreak (If it's Astroturf, why are you trying to mow it?(sign seen at a town hall meeting))
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To: RobinMasters

This brave and intrepid woman ventures out from her comfortable sinecure at the mansion in which she lives, surrounded by sycophants who are paid for by the American taxpayer into the wilds of Copenhagen attended and protected by Secret Service agents and a drooling press.

She sacrifices so much.


33 posted on 09/30/2009 6:46:56 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: RobinMasters
Meanwhile a sacrifice in Obammys Chicago...


34 posted on 09/30/2009 6:47:13 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: keepitreal

An indulgence is not a sacrifice unless they’re using the billclinton dictionary


35 posted on 09/30/2009 6:47:14 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: SE Mom
First of all Mrs. Obama, it’s “Oprah and me”.

That drives me nuts! She said, "Me and Barak" allllll through the campaign. Will nobody tell this idiot woman anything.....like how to dress appropriately for certain occasions/events or how to speak correct grammar???

What an embarrassment!

36 posted on 09/30/2009 6:47:20 PM PDT by CAluvdubya (Palin 2012...YOU BETCHA!.)
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To: RobinMasters

gag me with a spoon


37 posted on 09/30/2009 6:47:36 PM PDT by webschooner (First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win -- Mahatma Gandhi)
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To: RobinMasters

Our new “Royals”


38 posted on 09/30/2009 6:48:11 PM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: RobinMasters
As much of a sacrifice as people say this is for me or Oprah or the president to come for these few days

Please tell us what "people" have said this or even thought it?

39 posted on 09/30/2009 6:48:13 PM PDT by Neverforget01 (Never, ever, ever, ever, ever....)
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To: keats5

That is just one of them, she has several others including ones in Hawaii, Chicago area and Florida (I think).


40 posted on 09/30/2009 6:49:00 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Where are are we going and how did I get in this hand basket?)
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To: RobinMasters

She really said, “me and Oprah”?!? Did they not teach grammar in her 6th grade class? WHERE did she go to college? Love that affirmative action.


41 posted on 09/30/2009 6:49:10 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam (POWER TO THE PEOPLE)
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To: LA Woman3

Her grammar was correct.
But her self absorption - unimaginable


43 posted on 09/30/2009 6:51:01 PM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: MayflowerMadam
WHERE did she go to college?

An Ivy League education is just wasted on some....

44 posted on 09/30/2009 6:51:27 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Don't tread on me.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Hey Scuttle, isn’t this at least as gnarly as McCain’s mug?


45 posted on 09/30/2009 6:51:35 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: RobinMasters

C’mon - where are the pics? I so look forward to the fashion reviews....


46 posted on 09/30/2009 6:51:47 PM PDT by Ike (My idea of election reform - blue fingers in Philadelphia!)
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To: MayflowerMadam

The grammatical construct intended may be

... for me and [for] Oprah to go to Copenhagen ...

with the second [for] implied.


47 posted on 09/30/2009 6:52:55 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: RC2
"...Looks like she is going to eat someone..."

Funny you should say that...

49 posted on 09/30/2009 6:57:36 PM PDT by rlmorel (You cannot reap the benefits right now of the planning ahead you didn't do in the past.)
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To: MrsEmmaPeel
in Queen's English its: Oprah and I

No, it's Oprah and me. Just remove the "Oprah and" and repeat the sentence.

I know people say it was a sacrifice for me to go to Copenhagen

"Oprah and I" would be used at the beginning of a sentence as a compound subject.

50 posted on 09/30/2009 6:58:41 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (RATs, nothing more than bald haired hippies.)
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