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Michelle Obama Does Midday Shoe Change in Ronda (Actual Huffington Post Headline)
Saturday, August 7, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 08/07/2010 7:27:54 AM PDT by kristinn

The Huffington Post has a photo-illustrated article about the visit today by Michelle Antoinette Obama to Ronda, Spain, headlined: Michelle Obama Does Midday Shoe Change in Ronda (PHOTOS).

The photos used for the Huffington Post article can't be used at FR as they are from Getty Images, however, other wire photos (with less detail) are available for posting.

In the meantime, here are the lyrics to Michelle Obama's theme song, Pearls, by Sade:

there is a woman in somalia
scraping for pearls on the roadside
there`s a force stronger than nature
keeps her will alive
this is how she`s dying
she`s dying to survive
don`t know what she`s made of
i would like to be that brave

she cries to the heaven above
there is a stone in my heart
she lives a life she didn`t choose
and it hurts like brand-new shoes

hurts like brand-new shoes

there is a woman in somalia
the sun gives her no mercy
the same sky we lay under
burns her to the bone
long as afternoon shadows
it`s gonna take her to get home
each grain carefully wrapped up
pearls for her little girl

hallelujah
hallelujah

she cries to the heaven above
there is a stone in my heart
she lives in a world she didn`t choose
and it hurts like brand-new shoes

hurts like brand-new shoes


Michelle Obama wears 'peep-toe' flats in Ronda, Spain, August 7, 2010. Photo by Jon Nazca, Reuters.


Michelle Obama changed her footwear to sneakers during her walkabout in Ronda, Spain, August 7, 2010. Photo by Jon Nazca, Reuters.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bigfoot; imelda; imeldobama; looking4soul; mantoinette; michelleobama; nba; obama; sasquatch; sneakers
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1 posted on 08/07/2010 7:27:58 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: maggief

FYI.


2 posted on 08/07/2010 7:30:49 AM PDT by kristinn (Since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: kristinn

She changed her footwear. Wow. I’m impressed.

Too bad we didn’t get a close up shot of her feet.
I really want to know if she has six toes.


3 posted on 08/07/2010 7:33:14 AM PDT by smokingfrog (freerepublic.com - Now 100% flag free.)
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To: smokingfrog

I think shoes are just a way for her to hide her hooves.


4 posted on 08/07/2010 7:34:14 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: kristinn

We should be thankful she wasn’t barefoot.


5 posted on 08/07/2010 7:36:07 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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To: HollyB; Bratch
M.O. is Steel Butterfly Part II.


6 posted on 08/07/2010 7:37:43 AM PDT by 444Flyer
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To: kristinn

"shoe change...????...what she do, throw one?"

7 posted on 08/07/2010 7:41:25 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: kristinn

Perhaps these threads will acquire the WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES! tag that retired with Helen Thomas.


8 posted on 08/07/2010 7:43:19 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: kristinn
Which Secret Service agent got stuck as "shoe boy"?

Although it is interesting that HuffPost covered this, the idea that a woman switches from dress shoes to sneakers when doing some walking isnt' that big of deal.

9 posted on 08/07/2010 7:51:16 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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To: kristinn
Marie_Antoinette
10 posted on 08/07/2010 7:54:21 AM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: kristinn

She looks preggers. October Surprise?


11 posted on 08/07/2010 7:56:10 AM PDT by penelopesire (FOX NEWS TRIBAL PRINCESS)
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To: kristinn; 007girl; 1_Rain_Drop; 2nd amendment mama; 6323cd; abner; afraidfortherepublic; ...
Michelle Obama Does Midday Shoe Change in Ronda (Actual Huffington Post Headline

Reuters Pictures 1 hour ago U.S. first lady Michelle Obama waves at the Palace of the Moorish King during their vacation with her daughter Sasha (R) to the historic center of the southern Spanish town of Ronda, near Marbella August 7, 2010.

Reuters Pictures 1 hour ago U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (R) gestures at the Palace of the Moorish King during their vacation with her daughter Sasha to the historic center of the southern Spanish town of Ronda, near Marbella August 7, 2010.

Michelle Fashion Police Alert Ping!

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12 posted on 08/07/2010 7:59:16 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

I’ve tried on some tops like that and rejected them when they looked like a maternity top. On her it looks like a maternity top.


13 posted on 08/07/2010 8:03:42 AM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: kristinn

Mantoinette


15 posted on 08/07/2010 8:04:46 AM PDT by Calm_Cool_and_Elected ("Stupidity is always astonishing, no matter how many times you may deal with it." - Jean Cocteau)
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To: penelopesire

“She looks preggers. October Surprise?”

More likely just poor taste in clothing. Awful blouse for her to wear.


16 posted on 08/07/2010 8:05:24 AM PDT by ChowChowFace
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To: kristinn

The ghetto wookie continues to play while the economy burns.


17 posted on 08/07/2010 8:06:13 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: COUNTrecount

the first wookie would be a more appropriate title for her, since she certainly is no lady.


18 posted on 08/07/2010 8:07:54 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: maggief

Must be the shoes were causing the Wookie’s corns to hurt.


19 posted on 08/07/2010 8:07:58 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: kristinn

New turkey baster at the White House? That shirt looks expandable...


20 posted on 08/07/2010 8:08:14 AM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: COUNTrecount
Is she pregnant? why is she wearing maternity clothes?
21 posted on 08/07/2010 8:08:44 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: COUNTrecount

22 posted on 08/07/2010 8:08:56 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: All

Reuters Pictures 1 hour ago U.S. first lady Michelle Obama walks at the Palace of the Moorish King during her vacation with her daughter Sasha to the historic center of the southern Spanish town of Ronda, near Marbella August 7, 2010.

23 posted on 08/07/2010 8:09:19 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

She looks a bit heftier than usual.


24 posted on 08/07/2010 8:10:46 AM 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: kristinn

So sad when this is what passes for news to sleeping America..


25 posted on 08/07/2010 8:11:18 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: TexasFreeper2009

She’s fashion forward.

Her stylist dresses her.

And her shoulders are covered.

She must be visiting places of worship.

Or she had a boat load of paella and lobster yesterday.


26 posted on 08/07/2010 8:13:05 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: maggief

Hey I noticed that first!! She has a shoe carrier!


27 posted on 08/07/2010 8:15:28 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: COUNTrecount
Or she had a boat load of paella and lobster yesterday.

I thought it looked like she forgot to remove the bib.

28 posted on 08/07/2010 8:15:43 AM PDT by DejaJude
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To: kristinn; All

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/7931922/Michelle-Obama-visits-Ronda.html

Meanwhile at the five-star luxury Villa Padierna, where the group have chosen to spend their mini-break, preparations were under way for Marbella’s event of the year – a star-studded charity gala hosted by Hollywood A-listers Antonio Banderas and Eva Longoria.

Expectation was high that the First Lady would be the special guest at the event on Saturday night after she received a personal invitation from Ms Longoria, star of Desperate Housewives, who lent her support to Barack Obama during his presidential campaign.

More than 400 tickets have been sold for the Starlite Gala at 1000 euros each, according to organisers, and reports suggested that this week another 200 people had applied for tickets and were on a waiting list after learning that Mrs Obama might be present.

Among those clamouring to dine in the same room as the wife of the US President are a host of European celebrities and aristocrats, including Gunilla Gräfin von Bismarck, great-granddaughter of Otto, who has a home in Marbella.

Also in attendance will be tennis player Boris Becker with his wife Lilly Kerssenberg, and bestselling spiritual guru Deepak Chopra, who had all flown in for the fund-raising Starlite gala in aid of children’s charities.

One name on the guest list that could raise a few eyebrows among US diplomatic circles is Adnan Khashoggi.

The Saudi Arabian businessman, 75, who made his name as an arms dealer in the 1980s, was linked to the Iran-Contra scandal in which the Reagan administration allegedly sanctioned the sale of weapons to Iran in breach of an international arms embargo.

Another rumoured to be on the guest list is Sir Mark Thatcher, the disgraced son of the former Prime Minister, who has a home in the hills above Marbella.


29 posted on 08/07/2010 8:15:46 AM PDT by maggief
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To: kristinn

That top makes her look pregnant.


30 posted on 08/07/2010 8:16:58 AM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: cajungirl

“Hey I noticed that first!! She has a shoe carrier!”

Looks like the shoe carrier ties them for her, too. ;)


31 posted on 08/07/2010 8:17:54 AM PDT by maggief
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To: COUNTrecount

32 posted on 08/07/2010 8:19:22 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: kristinn

Women carry extra shoes with them when they go just about anywhere.
95% of the working females in Manhattan change their foot-ware during the day.

This is over the top petty nit picking.

Stuff like this gives lefties ammunition to belittle valid criticism of the Wookie and the Rookie.

How long before someone on MSNBC holds this up as typical craziness from the Obamas detractors?

(She’s still as ugly as a mud fence and nowhere near as useful)


33 posted on 08/07/2010 8:23:45 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Only criminals, dictators and democrats fear armed citizens.)
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To: maggief

She always has that nasty scowl on her face. I bet she is hell to live with.


34 posted on 08/07/2010 8:28:02 AM PDT by beckysueb
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To: maggief

Did she and her daughter exchange shoes? In your first picture the daughter is wearing sneakers.


35 posted on 08/07/2010 8:28:24 AM PDT by azishot (I can see November from my house!)
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To: maggief
GMTA :-)
36 posted on 08/07/2010 8:31:25 AM PDT by kristinn (Since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: Iron Munro

Upper left hand corner of your screen, there is a back button.


37 posted on 08/07/2010 8:32:13 AM PDT by beckysueb
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To: Doogle

Nope, had to have some toe holes and heel cut offada sneakas.


38 posted on 08/07/2010 8:32:55 AM PDT by dusttoyou (Remember come November)
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To: D-fendr
I believe that she's chosen a set of these for this evenings Gala Event.


39 posted on 08/07/2010 8:33:28 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: skimbell

Hilarious.


40 posted on 08/07/2010 8:35:46 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: DejaJude

she forgot to remove the bib

In Southern Spain you neven know when you might run into a street vendor with good bushmeat, jes bein prepared.


41 posted on 08/07/2010 8:38:23 AM PDT by dusttoyou (Remember come November)
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To: kristinn

I will probably rot in the hot place (but, hey, I’m already in the hot place - 105 forecast for Dallas today), but Miz Obama is a big, ugly woman.


42 posted on 08/07/2010 8:44:21 AM PDT by altura
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To: boycott

Maybe that should be:

“I feel yo pain.”


44 posted on 08/07/2010 9:23:17 AM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: maggief

I betcha those mugly sneakers cost more than the shoes!


45 posted on 08/07/2010 9:27:48 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (I will not be silenced. I WILL REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER)
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To: kristinn
I have to give this a big SO WHAT???? Walking on rough terrain requires rough shoes.
46 posted on 08/07/2010 9:44:47 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: smokingfrog

We should be greatful that it wasn’t her time of the month. We’d get more information than we needed to hear.


47 posted on 08/07/2010 10:10:01 AM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: kristinn

Is the person who had to carry her extra shoes on our payroll or one of her closest 60 friends?


48 posted on 08/07/2010 10:24:47 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (I'd rather drink Tea than Koolaid)
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To: Iron Munro

You are correct that women often carry a change of shoes - but those women are wearing heels and change to flats or a more comfortable pair for the commute. they also carry their own shoes - The Wookie went from comfortable flats to sneakers, carried by someone else


49 posted on 08/07/2010 10:27:47 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (I'd rather drink Tea than Koolaid)
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To: maggief

Re: Photo in #23.

Michelle is spending $10,000 per hour with the jet set and she’s still miserable. Just look at her face.

It must be awful to be her.


50 posted on 08/07/2010 10:31:27 AM PDT by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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