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Spain Trip: Todd Senses 'Something More' Happening Behind Scenes With Michelle O
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 08/09/2010 5:41:58 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

"Uncomfortable" was the word of the day at Morning Joe when it came to discussing Michelle Obama's decision to go on a luxurious vacation to Spain in the midst of a recession—and to miss celebrating her husband's birthday with him to boot.

Chuck Todd didn't go into details, but NBC's clearly ill-at-ease political director suggested: that this was a "private decision" by the First Lady; that it wouldn't have made any difference what the Pres. Obama's political advisors would have said; and that "you get the sense here that there was something more to this" than pure politics.

Joe Scarborough reinforced Todd's message: "this is part of a bigger narrative, isn't it, about Michelle Obama?"

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barackobama; chewbacca; chucktodd; imeldaobama; michelleantoinette; michelleobama; spaintrip
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1 posted on 08/09/2010 5:42:05 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

She found out about his affairs with men?


2 posted on 08/09/2010 5:44:18 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Of course is not about Michelle, it is about obama and reggie love.


3 posted on 08/09/2010 5:44:43 AM PDT by pennboricua
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

oBlaBla is leaving Michelle for Oprah?


4 posted on 08/09/2010 5:44:56 AM PDT by Need4Truth (the just shall live by faith.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Michelle must have seen the sex tape with Vera Baker.


5 posted on 08/09/2010 5:45:08 AM PDT by counterpunch (Heckuva job, Barry!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I've been saying this for a while...Something is wrong between Obie and Michelle....

There's only a couple times in life that you run to one of your best friends....one is when there are marriage problems.

6 posted on 08/09/2010 5:45:33 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

When did Michelle become Mike?


7 posted on 08/09/2010 5:46:03 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

These trips are the payoff for keeping her mouth shut....
for now:)
If we had a time machine and could go forward in time to bring the tell all book she’ll write...


8 posted on 08/09/2010 5:46:03 AM PDT by updatedscreenname
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To: pennboricua

Somewhere around here there’s a thread about her meeting with some wealthy powerful sheik about something...


9 posted on 08/09/2010 5:46:19 AM PDT by OKSooner ("Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life." - Coach John Wooden)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
...this was a "private decision" by the First Lady...

That's RACIST!

10 posted on 08/09/2010 5:46:32 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Oh BS. They are just covering for BHO.


11 posted on 08/09/2010 5:49:06 AM PDT by kcat
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I wish nothing but the best for President Obama and his family. And I also hope they have plenty of private time after Inauguration Day, January, 2013 to grow closer as a family.


12 posted on 08/09/2010 5:49:11 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Need4Truth
Everyone says "impossible" to Obie and Oprah...but

It may explain his trip to the "view"...."looking for women to side with him"

Sure would make more sense for Michelle to be on the view.

13 posted on 08/09/2010 5:49:26 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Analyzing the behavior of mental defectives... a not very productive exercise.


15 posted on 08/09/2010 5:50:29 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I think the first dame knows that obamawama is screwing things up and is going to lose his ass in November, and might not even make it to 2013, so she is getting all the gravy she can while the getting is good.

It's all about the perks and the status to the obamas...nothing else.

Train


16 posted on 08/09/2010 5:50:29 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: erkyl

that link dont click, please check?


17 posted on 08/09/2010 5:54:38 AM PDT by RaceBannon (RON PAUL: THE PARTY OF TRUTHERS, TRAITORS AND UFO CHASERS!!!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Obama and Michelle’s marriage makes the Clinton’s look almost saintly.


18 posted on 08/09/2010 5:54:47 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’m guessing it has something to do with the green energy scam.


20 posted on 08/09/2010 5:55:57 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Well, Jackie Kennedy used to go shopping big time when she and hubby were on the outs. So this could be part of the same thing.

But I agree that the Obamas are also hell bent on spending us into oblivion. Hope they enjoy the free ride while they can. I truly sense a revolt coming.


21 posted on 08/09/2010 5:56:06 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The Obos are “stick it in your eye” types.
It is as simple as that.

“Look at what I can do, now go eat cake”


22 posted on 08/09/2010 5:56:26 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: erkyl

Someone had translated and posted it here. I tried to ping Victoria del sol but I didn’t get the name ‘zactly right.


23 posted on 08/09/2010 5:57:02 AM PDT by OKSooner ("Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life." - Coach John Wooden)
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To: AlexW

Leftists in general have started to come out more with the attitude of

“we’re the ruling class, and you can’t do anything about it”.

Re: Nanzi’s “giant gavel”


24 posted on 08/09/2010 5:57:41 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: AlexWall

Is there a Muslim edict somewhere that women can’t even be around during a birthday ? I know they don’t observe birthdays, but maybe this is a day to pause, reflect, and molest a child for a muslim man.

Just sayin’.


25 posted on 08/09/2010 5:58:24 AM PDT by Celerity
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Prior discussion in the White House family quarters:

Michelle: What would you like for your birthday, Dear?

The Won: You - on a different continent.


26 posted on 08/09/2010 5:58:30 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: RaceBannon

http://www.elmundo.es/elmundo/2010/08/06/andalucia_malaga/1281082124.html


27 posted on 08/09/2010 5:59:41 AM PDT by erkyl (We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office --Aesop (~550 BC))
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To: fatnotlazy

But Jackie spent her own money. The Kennedy’s were a wealthy lot.


28 posted on 08/09/2010 6:00:49 AM PDT by rfreedom4u ("A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.")
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To: barbarianbabs

C’mon, leave the kids out of it.


29 posted on 08/09/2010 6:00:59 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: FrankR

If the Republicans don’t screw up and can win the House in Nov., what are the odds of Zero being impeached? His lack of credentials for the office would be an easy basis for impeachment


30 posted on 08/09/2010 6:02:45 AM PDT by skookum55 ("Why is the market going down? Because communism isn't bullish." Unknown trader, CNBC, July 2010.)
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To: OKSooner

you mean this thread which has some interesting theories:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2566647/posts


31 posted on 08/09/2010 6:02:53 AM PDT by bray (Did Rush say Absolute Failure?)
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To: OKSooner
Several Arab royal families also spend their summers in Marbella for many years. Thus, there will be a meeting between Michelle Obama and Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz, governor of Riyadh and brother of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, while another meeting is shuffled from the first lady with the owner of Málaga CF, billionaire businessman, son of Qatar's Interior Minister and member of the Qatari royal family, Abdullah Al Thani.

Google translation. Seems pretty clear to me.

32 posted on 08/09/2010 6:03:19 AM PDT by erkyl (We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office --Aesop (~550 BC))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Maybe she is searching for the Country with the best Political Asylum. :0)


33 posted on 08/09/2010 6:03:31 AM PDT by seemoAR
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To: AlexW

Specifically, stick it to Whitey, because they’ve been SOO oppressed by Da Man, what with their Ivy League educations and jobs on silver platters. (Although this trip screws over taxpayers of any race, much to their chagrin, I’m sure. Not.)


34 posted on 08/09/2010 6:04:21 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That’s what I’ve been thinking the entire time—it’s a smoke screen for something else. There’s no reason to trust anything these people do...


35 posted on 08/09/2010 6:04:37 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: MrB

“we’re the ruling class, and you can’t do anything about it”.

Yet.


36 posted on 08/09/2010 6:07:09 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Narcissist + Narcissist = bad marriage


37 posted on 08/09/2010 6:08:49 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: bray; erkyl

Yes, thank you.


38 posted on 08/09/2010 6:10:34 AM PDT by OKSooner ("Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life." - Coach John Wooden)
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To: erkyl

This link doesn’t work for me.


39 posted on 08/09/2010 6:10:43 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

She met with some high level Saudi’s! Did she bring back the money?


40 posted on 08/09/2010 6:13:47 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: paulycy

She knows the free ride won’t last.

She’s gonna’ get thrown out of the great public housing and lose her ‘platinum EBT card’.


41 posted on 08/09/2010 6:13:59 AM PDT by maine yankee
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To: rfreedom4u

Right. But I was comparing behaviors. Things go wrong in a marriage, the partners want some “me time.” Jackie Kennedy went shopping; Michelle Obama jets off to Europe.


42 posted on 08/09/2010 6:14:12 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Cannot wait for Michelle's tell-all book.

Go Michelle Go!

43 posted on 08/09/2010 6:14:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: Need4Truth

oBlaBla - lol!


44 posted on 08/09/2010 6:15:36 AM PDT by cblue55 (Choose life; abort Obamacare)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Let me play devil's advocate.

The Obamas aren't big into birthdays and Christmas, however they did mention parties instead of gifts.

Maybe they celebrated in private a week early. Maybe birthdays aren't a big deal. Maybe BHO wanted some alone time as a birthday gift.

Speculating on possible marital problems just makes them the victims. Keep the focus on how tone deaf both Obamas are. Make Michelle Antoinette the issue.

Hillary and Chelsea constantly traveled the world without Bill. Hillary went on First Lady diplomatic goodwill trips, not on live it up vacations. Michelle's trips are like a like a drunk on an expense account.

45 posted on 08/09/2010 6:16:35 AM PDT by magellan
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
...was a "private decision" by the First Lady; that it wouldn't have made any difference what the Pres. Obama's political advisors would have said; and that "you get the sense here that there was something more to this" than pure politics. ...

And, then, in another story being spun by the WH, Michelle supposedly went to Spain to visit with a grieving friend who's father passed away in July....yeah, right! There seems to be no one speaking about this trip by Michelle who can get their lies to match. I, personally, believe Mabelle had a tantrum and demanded to have her own personal perk to get away from Zero and DC. I think she hates it there, and is just sticking it out and grabbing what she can in the process before dumping him when it is over.

There is clearly no love between these two sick puppies...it is a dysfunctional family...no matter how the liberal media wants to paint it and try to make us believe otherwise. I feel sorry for their daughters, just as I felt sorry for Chelsea living through her parents marital problems and lies.

46 posted on 08/09/2010 6:16:54 AM PDT by CitizenM ("Do you miss me yet?" Yes, George, we do.)
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To: MrB
Leftists in general have started to come out more with the attitude of

“we’re the ruling class, and you can’t do anything about it”.

Re: Nanzi’s “giant gavel”

All politics is local.

The next time you see a Prius with a "Yes We Did" sticker, it's in your hands.

47 posted on 08/09/2010 6:17:10 AM PDT by Gorzaloon (CNN:AP:etc:Today, President Obama's stool was firm and well-formed. One end was slightly pointed. ")
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To: Sacajaweau

How could there be a problem? She’s a fat a$$ed angry black woman who dresses like a homeless person in Capetown and he’s a gay Muslim. What could go wrong?


48 posted on 08/09/2010 6:17:48 AM PDT by anton
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To: Gorzaloon
The next time you see a Prius with a "Yes We Did" sticker, it's in your hands.

GRIN

49 posted on 08/09/2010 6:19:23 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I suspect that after the November midterms, the remaining democrats are going to force Obama to resign from office. Michelle is simply getting the family's exile plans in order.
50 posted on 08/09/2010 6:19:33 AM PDT by ILS21R ("Every night before I go to sleep, I think who would throw stones at me?", she said)
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