Skip to comments.Inside story of Michelle's trip (Damage control)
Posted on 08/09/2010 4:51:11 AM PDT by maggief
WASHINGTON--Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha returned from Spain on Sunday, a vacation at a lavish hotel on the Mediterranean coast that triggered her first controversy since becoming first lady. I'm told she made the trip because she promised one of her closest friends, a longtime Chicago pal who just lost her father, she would spend time with her.
So why did Mrs. Obama go to Spain at this time? She's not tone-deaf politically. What was behind the "mother-daughter" vacation?
A White House source told me that Blanchard's father passed away and Mrs. Obama was not able to make the funeral at the beginning of July. Blanchard had promised her daughter she would take her to Spain for her birthday. She asked Mrs. Obama and Sasha to come with. (Malia is at overnight camp.)
"She felt it was important as a dear friend to do this," I was told.
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Villa Padierna had THAT many rooms available in July, at the same time Antonio Banderas and Eva Longoria were hosting a star-studded gala?
Wouldn't the gala have posed even more security issues; red carpet event, etc.?
The latest spin.
Lies (not “spin”)
They really do think we are all STUPID!! HOW ABSURD!!
Wow. That explains it. I feel better now.
Just one more thing. Were ALL 40 people in Aunt Ester’s entourage friends with this person who had also promised to go to Spain? Just asking.
Marie Antoinette. The name fits.
You pay enough and anything's available in July.
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ps. Where was Jesse Jackson Jr.?
No kidding. So let me get this straight....Michelle goes on vacation to Spain to comfort a dear friend and the US taxpayer foots the 75k/day bill? Can we just send a card next time?
......Were ALL 40 people in Aunt Esters entourage friends.....
Great spin, Axelrod. Great spin.
I sure hope Michelle’s other friends and their parents manage to stay alive until the Obamas are forced out of the White House. I’m not sure the country can stand all this outlandish mendacity, let alone the $350 million cost of each individual personal grief counseling visit.
“...she made the trip because she promised one of her closest friends, a longtime Chicago pal who just lost her father, she would spend time with her.”
Can’t she just pimp out the Lincoln Bedroom as the Clintons did? Would’ve been cheaper for us.
This whole thing is kind of a silver lining; these people really think Americans are stupid-and they ALWAYS will. Kind of a small comfort, but with November around the corner, makes me feel that hope and change thing he’s always talking about.
“Antonio Banderas and Eva Longoria were hosting a star-studded gala”
Now you know why she went there. Pigs!
It may be cussing, but sometimes there is a real need to say “bullshit” flat out.
On a totally unrelated note, the federal deficit for this year is going to be $1.7T.
Meeting with ARAB officials and ADNAN KHOSHOOGIE, the ARMS DEALER is JUST what a grieving child needs....yeah.
Agreeg. Big time lies and damage control. Now that they’ve been outed as the ruling class, they are trying to downplay their hypocrisy. First we hear that the trip was planned for a long time, and then we hear that this was a last minute decision to travel on a personal trip with a friend. Neither story pacified the peons who are struggling to find work and pay their bills. Keep spinning idiots, we are going to do some righting of the course of this ship come November!!!
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