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State Dinner Slip Up (Obama stands there and watches)
comcast.net ^ | 5/20/10

Posted on 05/20/2010 2:50:55 PM PDT by Soothesayer

Chief of Protocol Penavic Marshall slipped on a step in front of the president.

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TOPICS: Mexico; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhostatedinner; dinner; mexican; obama; state
A gentleman would have immediately helped her back on her feet and said "are you alright mam?". Afterward he would say to himself "screw what Michelle thinks this is proper thing to do!"

Instead, the man-child-in-chief stares and laughs at the incredibly embarrassed young woman.

1 posted on 05/20/2010 2:50:56 PM PDT by Soothesayer
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To: Soothesayer

Opps wrong link

http://www.comcast.net/video/state-dinner-slip-up/1499202401/


2 posted on 05/20/2010 2:53:07 PM PDT by Soothesayer (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: Soothesayer

She was back on her feet and walking away before anyone could react.


3 posted on 05/20/2010 2:54:47 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (I am so immune to satire that I ate three Irish children after reading Swift's "A Modest Proposal")
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To: Soothesayer

To be fair, she was on her feet again before anyone could reasonably have reacted.

The site says her name is Capricia Marshall - maybe she was attempting a caprice.


4 posted on 05/20/2010 2:55:09 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Amateurish," agreed Janet Napolitano, the White House amateurishness czar.)
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To: Soothesayer

Well, maybe your right, but, she got up so fast he really didn’t have enough time to do anything.


5 posted on 05/20/2010 2:55:37 PM PDT by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Soothesayer
Obama is no gentleman.

Remember George Bush entiring the secret service scrum in Chile and hauling his personal agent out?

Oone more shame on the office among many.

6 posted on 05/20/2010 2:56:22 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist......He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Soothesayer

If those steps are marble, they are extremely slippery. I thought she handled it well.


7 posted on 05/20/2010 2:56:58 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Soothesayer

Whay would anyone be surpised? He’s just standing there and watching the whole world fall down and not doing anything but bowing and kissing the a$$es of scum.


8 posted on 05/20/2010 2:58:25 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: KarlInOhio
She was back on her feet and walking away before anyone could react.

In fact he did react. Watch closely. He turns to move to her aid but she is back on her feet so quickly, he stops. Such a non-story.

9 posted on 05/20/2010 3:00:22 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (You can only get smarter by engaging a smarter opponent.)
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To: Soothesayer

Mind you I wouldn’t cross the street to piss on Obama, but fair is fair. The woman bounced up immediately after slipping, as Obie was starting in her direction. You lose credibility for slamming him when he doesn’t have it coming.


10 posted on 05/20/2010 3:02:36 PM PDT by wny
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To: Soothesayer

Fortunately she was able to catch herself before hitting the surface. Some dresses are very hard to walk in. I know when I wear dresses like that... ;-) Okay..., /s

I thought the dress looked very nice on her.


11 posted on 05/20/2010 3:03:40 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Excusaholic: MeCain lost to Jr., RINO endorsements are flying, & you live at 2012 Denial Blvd.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

She was very careful after that.


12 posted on 05/20/2010 3:07:48 PM PDT by linn37 ( "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: Candor7

Obama is no gentleman, indeed.

13 posted on 05/20/2010 3:08:51 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: Soothesayer
A gentleman would have immediately helped her back on her feet and said "are you alright mam?". Afterward he would say to himself "screw what Michelle thinks this is proper thing to do!"

Instead, the man-child-in-chief stares and laughs at the incredibly embarrassed young woman.


Geez. At least be objective. By the time he started turning in her direction she was already on her feet and going down the stairs. And, no, he didn't stare and laugh.

By the way, it's "ma'am."
14 posted on 05/20/2010 3:11:27 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Soothesayer

No credit. If she had broken her spine he would’ve done nothing. It’s “beneath” him. Below his “pay grade” etc.


15 posted on 05/20/2010 3:14:09 PM PDT by albie
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To: Soothesayer

I was waiting for this to come up. I imagine Bush or someone near would have helped her.


16 posted on 05/20/2010 3:14:21 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Retired Greyhound
Yet he is a submissive when dealing with our allies, appearing weak. No he is not a gentleman, not a man to be trusted.

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17 posted on 05/20/2010 3:14:31 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist......He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Candor7
Remember George Bush entiring the secret service scrum in Chile and hauling his personal agent out?

I loved that moment.

18 posted on 05/20/2010 3:15:45 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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19 posted on 05/20/2010 3:16:44 PM PDT by Carling (Remember November)
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To: Soothesayer

There are those that believe he is Superman, but he isn’t. Only Superman could have gotten there fast enough to help her up. She apparently has a rubber ass.


20 posted on 05/20/2010 3:16:54 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: freekitty

It’s amazing some have not broken their necks with the high heels they wear today.


21 posted on 05/20/2010 3:16:55 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Carling

That picture is a classic. I love the Asian Peter Lorre behind the Lama.


22 posted on 05/20/2010 3:21:13 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

Looks more like Jack Soo from Barney Miller.


23 posted on 05/20/2010 3:30:10 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't fly, can't ski, can't drive, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best.)
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To: Ramius
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I loved that moment too. Whatever you say about Bush, he had balls. Obama ? LOL. Whiffenpoofter.

24 posted on 05/20/2010 3:31:38 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist......He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Candor7

You’d make more sense if you could spell.


25 posted on 05/20/2010 3:38:58 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: KarlInOhio

Doesn’t matter, you move to her and ask her if she’s OK ... I did it at the mall yesterday for a lady that slipped. It is COMMON COURTESY ... this bozo doesn’t have ANY of that ... must not have been in the Alynski training program.


26 posted on 05/20/2010 3:40:56 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (http://www.thepatriotsflag.com - The Patriot's Flag)
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To: freekitty

Her dress was way too long to negotiate steps. She stepped on the hem. Unpractical dress.


27 posted on 05/20/2010 3:45:46 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist......He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Soothesayer

She did fine, but he should have said something. Bush would have. But then, Bush was a gentleman.


28 posted on 05/20/2010 3:48:04 PM PDT by livius
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Obama and the first lady watch as WH Chief of Protocol Capricia Marshall slips and falls on the steps of the North Portico.

Capricia Penavic Marshall was sworn in as Chief of Protocol of the United States on August 3, 2009.

The Chief of Protocol is an officer of the United States Department of State responsible for advising the President of the United States, the vice president, and the secretary of state on matters of national and international diplomatic protocol. The Chief of Protocol holds the rank of Ambassador and Assistant Secretary of State.

The chief arranges itineraries for foreign dignitaries visiting the U.S. and accompanies the president on all official international travel. Additionally, the office is responsible for accrediting foreign diplomats and publishing the list of foreign consular offices in the U.S., organizing ceremonies for treaty signings, conducting ambassadorial swearing-in and state arrival ceremonies, and maintaining Blair House, the official guest house for state visitors.

A well-known Chief of Protocol is the former child star Shirley Temple Black. The Chief of Protocol position is not to be confused with the White House Social Secretary position.......the last Obama Social Secy was ousted after the uninvited Sahalis incident.

29 posted on 05/20/2010 4:01:51 PM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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To: KarlInOhio
"She was back on her feet and walking away before anyone could react."

That was my take too. I have to give her a tip of the old chapeau for how quickly she recovered and managed to continue as if nothing had happened.

30 posted on 05/20/2010 4:02:00 PM PDT by Mila
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To: Soothesayer
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31 posted on 05/20/2010 4:16:19 PM PDT by RetSignman (Tea Parties ..."We have seen the Patriots and they are us")
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To: RetSignman

The sailor behind her never shifted his eyes at all from straight ahead.

And he had his hat on the way a Chief Bos’n put it to us: “Square those hats. And by square I mean round.”

I thought the lady handled that with grace under pressure.


32 posted on 05/20/2010 4:37:18 PM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: Soothesayer

She cannot be a liberal. She got up by herself.


33 posted on 05/20/2010 5:34:35 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Candor7

Did you see how high those heels are?


34 posted on 05/20/2010 5:45:14 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

Yes they are 4 to 5 inche spike heels, and she goes to step down and catches her heel on the hem of her dress. Why wear those heels on a floor length gown?


35 posted on 05/20/2010 5:48:17 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist......He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Soothesayer
I had the same questions this morning before I viewed the video.

The misleading photo shows her sitting there and no one flinching to go to her rescue. But the video shows it happened very fast. She was down and up in a split second. Still, no one broke protocol to approach her and see how she was doing.

Had she stayed on the carpet, she probably wouldn't have slipped. Notice she was walking on the slick marble surface.

36 posted on 05/20/2010 6:04:19 PM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife)
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To: Candor7

I am still working on how they walk in them. LOL

I didn’t see Michelle spring to action either.


37 posted on 05/20/2010 6:09:07 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Soothesayer

With so much out there to critisize Mr. Obama about, this is not one of them. She was back on her feet before anyone could react.


38 posted on 05/20/2010 6:10:56 PM PDT by Kath (Luvya DubyaI)
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To: Candor7

She works for him, therefore no more than a lackey...period.


39 posted on 05/20/2010 6:12:39 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: MsLady

he really didn’t have enough time to do anything.

He had time to turn to Michelle, make a face and laugh at the girl that slipped.

40 posted on 05/20/2010 6:24:11 PM PDT by Dinah Lord
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To: linn37
She was very careful after that.

Indeed. In fact, before the slip, she looked as if she was trying to be very careful about navigating in that outfit. She almost looked 'tipsy'. Not saying she was but that's almost how it looked.

41 posted on 05/20/2010 6:27:35 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (You can only get smarter by engaging a smarter opponent.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
She almost looked 'tipsy'. Not saying she was...

If I worked for Obama - you can bet I would have been drinking!

42 posted on 05/20/2010 6:58:39 PM PDT by Dinah Lord
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To: Dinah Lord

Goof....lol


43 posted on 05/20/2010 7:03:14 PM PDT by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Carling

Looks like they've got a Rat problem.

44 posted on 05/20/2010 7:07:45 PM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: Kartographer

He couldn’t pull himself away from the red carpet.


45 posted on 05/20/2010 10:00:37 PM PDT by TNdandelion
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To: freekitty

I am still working on how they walk in them. LOL>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

You learn to walk on your toes, but why?

They make womens calves defined and they look pleasantly muscular, and the hips acquire an allegedly seductive roll when women walk in heels.

However when men walk in heels like Obama does in private, its a rather sick scene.I think “Barrys Court” likes heels because Barry borrows them! lol.


46 posted on 05/21/2010 2:04:11 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist... ...He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Liz

So the girl who advises Obowmo on his bowing protocol has had a slip-up!!


47 posted on 05/21/2010 2:21:23 AM PDT by browniexyz
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To: browniexyz

I’m guessing that’s the way they “bow” in ol’ Mehico (/snix).


48 posted on 05/21/2010 2:26:15 AM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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To: freekitty

I want to see the staff at the WH wearing cowboy boots
instead of heels.


49 posted on 05/21/2010 5:55:43 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist... ...He meets every diagnostic of history)
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