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'Wall of Silence': Watergate Sleuth Woodward Unable to 'Crack the Code' Protecting Michelle Obama
Monday, September 27, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 09/27/2010 7:38:28 PM PDT by kristinn

In an interview broadcast on Monday's ABC News' World News Tonight With Diane Sawyer, Bob Woodward, author of the new book, Obama's War, told Sawyer he was unable to 'crack the code' of silence surrounding First Lady Michelle Obama.

It was a startling admission from the man who made himself famous with Watergate and later claimed to have sneaked past CIA guards to obtain a deathbed confession from Reagan CIA Director William Casey.

It is also a testament to the fear of Michelle Obama that while classified documents are routinely passed to Woodward, no one dared say a word, kind or unkind, about the First Lady.

Sawyer introduced the subject of Michelle Obama, saying, "It turns out even Woodward, the king of getting people to talk, can't crack the wall of silence aoout the president's formidable wife."

Sawyer asked Woodward, "You've written before about Laura Bush's role. Where is Michelle Obama in all this?

An uncomfortable Woodward replied, "I don't know. And I confess to not cracking that code, and I wish I had."

Sawyer followed-up, "Glean anything about her role?"

Woodward meekly responded, "She wants him home for dinner on time with her and the girls."


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bobwoodward; dianesawyer; mantoinette; michelleobama; obamaswar
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1 posted on 09/27/2010 7:38:33 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Maybe he’s not the Muslim..maybe she is?


2 posted on 09/27/2010 7:40:04 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Freddd

She’s the alpha.


3 posted on 09/27/2010 7:44:29 PM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: Freddd

I think Woodward wasn’t trying too hard. Michelle is an easy read,she is an extremely angry woman who feels inferior and has a huge chip on her shoulder.
Read her senior thesis, listen to her speeches on the campaign trail and watch her face especially in unguarded moments. Look at the way she dresses. Michelle hates America but mostly she hates herself.

Lastly just ask Carla Bruni. Michelle also hates being FLotUS.
She is one angry unhappy woman and it perpetually shows.


5 posted on 09/27/2010 7:49:12 PM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: kristinn

She’s bigger than he is and knows where the bodies (and documents) are buried.


6 posted on 09/27/2010 7:49:12 PM PDT by Aria ( "Remember, attitudes are contagious, so make sure yours are worth catching." Sarah Palin 9-18-2010)
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To: kristinn
Most likely a deal he made to leave the first lady alone in order to gain access to the President's staff...


7 posted on 09/27/2010 7:50:00 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: kristinn

Look for documents under the name Refrigerator Perry.


8 posted on 09/27/2010 7:50:00 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
I think I “Cracked the Code.”

obama is on crack, and moochelle is code for biatch.

(Thanks, alice-in-bubbaland.)

9 posted on 09/27/2010 7:54:40 PM PDT by itssme
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To: kalee

Spot on.


10 posted on 09/27/2010 7:55:32 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (A fearless person cannot be controlled.)
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To: maggief

Hmmm...


11 posted on 09/27/2010 7:58:03 PM PDT by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: Freddd

She may or may not be Muslim, but she is the angry one.

My understanding is that Michelle is the one who persuaded O to attend Rev. Wright’s church.

She is not afraid of angry speechifying, unlike O who prefers to remain cool and aloof. If C-Span still has them, look at a few of the speeches she gave in 2008. Yikes!

Her senior thesis at Princeton was “Princeton-Educated Blacks and the Black Community”. She’s the one with the grudge.

You can bet that if Woodward wanted to, he would have investigated Michelle further. But maybe he’ll wait for another “Deep Throat.”


12 posted on 09/27/2010 7:58:56 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: kristinn
"It turns out even Woodward, the king of getting people to talk, can't crack the wall of silence aoout the president's formidable wife."

The Wall of Silence is maintained by the Evil Eye...


13 posted on 09/27/2010 7:59:35 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: kalee
Michelle is an easy read,she is an extremely angry woman who feels inferior

I agree. No mystery there. Her life has been handed to her. She couldn't manage to practice law for 5 years. She knows the $300,000 hospital job had nothing to do with her abilities.

No number of shopping trips, no lavish vacations, nothing will ever be good enough to convince Michelle that she herself deserved any of it.

It doesn't help that she has issues with white people.
14 posted on 09/27/2010 7:59:48 PM PDT by Nepeta
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To: darkwing104

I thought about that. This White House is well known for trading media access for favors.


15 posted on 09/27/2010 7:59:48 PM PDT by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: kristinn

So what’s the problem here! Just use “anonymous sources” like any other hack would.


16 posted on 09/27/2010 8:00:14 PM PDT by Enterprise (As a disaster unfolds, a putz putts.)
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To: kalee

Good analysis. I wonder if anyone at the CIA ever did a personality profile of her and found that it paralled the profile of John Allen Muhammed? And I wonder if anyone responsible for compiling the profile ever got fired from the CIA for doing so? I wonder.


17 posted on 09/27/2010 8:04:36 PM PDT by Ahithophel (Absolam, where art thou?)
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To: Ahithophel
Uh, make that paralleled....
19 posted on 09/27/2010 8:07:39 PM PDT by Ahithophel (Absolam, where art thou?)
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To: muawiyah

No question about it. Barack is clearly not an alpha male.


22 posted on 09/27/2010 8:12:03 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" - Orwell)
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To: kristinn
Woodward meekly responded, "She wants him home for dinner on time with her and the girls."

She probably doesn't want him answering those 3:00AM phone calls either, so as not to wake the girls.

-PJ

23 posted on 09/27/2010 8:12:24 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: Freddd
Maybe he’s not the Muslim..maybe she is?

She wears the pants in the Obama family.

24 posted on 09/27/2010 8:13:11 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: kristinn
Willful ignorance.

Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

26 posted on 09/27/2010 8:15:57 PM PDT by The Comedian
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To: kalee
but mostly she hates herself.

With good reason.

27 posted on 09/27/2010 8:20:59 PM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: kristinn

She’s tense. She’s semi-smart. She’s harboring 3 centuries of resentment even though she has managed to find a path through it all.

Her “christian” upbringing didn’t include the forgiveness part. That’s why so many photos have captured her less-than-gracious inner self.

I’m just a casual observer but she has an inner oyster-pearl of bitterness she can’t release- could it be the fraudulent path to the whitehouse?

If you are comfortable with your life (grace) and are in harmony with God’s will peace will reign.


28 posted on 09/27/2010 8:22:06 PM PDT by One Name
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To: kalee

excellent points. Also I LOVE your tagline—you’re a wise one ;-).


29 posted on 09/27/2010 8:24:44 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: LostInBayport

“I’m gonna git you suckah!”


30 posted on 09/27/2010 8:24:54 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: kristinn

Most women would be angry once they realized they were stuck being married to a homosexual man.


31 posted on 09/27/2010 8:26:26 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: kristinn

Why anyone would waste time reading anything by Woodward is beyond me. He’s a hack journalist who is fed information by the CIA. He wouldn’t know how to investigate a story if his life depended on it. And you’re right—he didn’t even try to “crack the code.”


32 posted on 09/27/2010 8:28:27 PM PDT by giotto
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To: One Name
Great post.

If you are comfortable with your life (grace) and are in harmony with God’s will peace will reign.

Amen to that. Also a great reminder. Thank you.

33 posted on 09/27/2010 8:29:03 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: kristinn

Does she occasionally have “her foot in his ass” like the behavior of Jesse Jackson Junior’s wife?


35 posted on 09/27/2010 8:38:46 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: kalee

Nailed it. Subtract the resentments and there is not much there.


36 posted on 09/27/2010 8:42:56 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Duty is heavy as a mountain but death is lighter than a feather.)
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To: kristinn
"She wants him home for dinner on time with her and the girls."

In other words "I don't care what you do, or where you go, or with whom (on the down-low) I just you home for dinner on time . . . ."

37 posted on 09/27/2010 8:44:45 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: kristinn
'Wall of Silence': Watergate Sleuth Woodward Unable to 'Crack the Code' Protecting Michelle Obama

Maybe it's just that no one gives a rat's ass about her.
38 posted on 09/27/2010 8:48:02 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: aruanan

“Maybe it’s just that no one gives a rat’s ass about her.”

We have a winner!


39 posted on 09/27/2010 8:57:22 PM PDT by Magic Fingers
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To: justlurking

40 posted on 09/27/2010 8:59:47 PM PDT by classified (Smoking Hot Michelle In Charge!)
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To: kalee
who feels inferior and has a huge chip on her shoulder.

I think the chip is on her arse, which is the size of Baltimore.

41 posted on 09/27/2010 9:06:29 PM PDT by IncPen (Educating Barack Obama has been the most expensive project in human history.)
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To: sheik yerbouty
“I’m gonna git you suckah!”

How many people in the White House have heard that, I wonder!
42 posted on 09/27/2010 9:21:14 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: kristinn

If it's anything like the "Cone of Silence", its inpenetrable ...

43 posted on 09/27/2010 9:32:30 PM PDT by Lmo56 (</i><p>)
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To: kalee
Considering all the affirmative action that she has benefited from, it's appalling that she's so bitter. Hey, Moochelle, ease up. You have been GIVEN the best and you need to be grateful! What a sick, unhappy woman. No tears for her. She is the poster child for receiving too much and having no appreciation for the good life she has enjoyed. Sad what this country has come to.
44 posted on 09/27/2010 9:32:46 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Agree, she has always been angry. Given a pass on admission to Princeton, then Harvard, she was angry at not only the white students there, but the blacks who weren’t angry!

But, if I were married to anyone as aloof and narcissistic as Obama, I’d be angry, too. He has no warmth whatsoever.

Look at their “holiday” card last year (or ‘08). I think it was done by Annie Liebowitz. It’s a family pose where Michelle has a hand on one (or both) girl(s), they have a hand on his shoulder, and he’s sitting in a chair with his hands folded on his lap. (a pose similar to all those of him during the Pledge). No real warmth, even for his own family.

The WH has worked on making him appear warmer, but it just doesn’t shine through.


45 posted on 09/27/2010 9:52:31 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA

Actually, on his book on the CIA, Ronald Kessler did confirm the fact the Woodward had talked to Casey before he died. In fact, it was Casey who was asking for the interview.


46 posted on 09/27/2010 9:59:50 PM PDT by gman992
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To: kalee
woodward broke the code... many talked with him about her. He cannot publish what the truth is because he could not stand the heat that the truth would bring down upon him.

LLS

47 posted on 09/27/2010 10:10:15 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: kristinn
'Wall of Silence': Watergate Sleuth Woodward Unable to 'Crack the Code' Protecting Michelle Obama

The all-powerful nasty right wing couldn't touch Woodward when he played his favorite game years ago.

This is a whole different ball Game. The Socialist 60s radicals play by different rules.

Woodward better watch his back. And look into lots of insurance if he is determined to follow this story...

48 posted on 09/27/2010 10:36:27 PM PDT by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: kalee
Michelle is an easy read,she is an extremely angry woman who feels inferior and has a huge chip on her shoulder.

That's generally to be expected when a person really has a lot to feel inferior about...

49 posted on 09/27/2010 10:46:22 PM PDT by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: classified

Well....I think they both have had some plastic surgery!


50 posted on 09/27/2010 10:49:25 PM PDT by jackieh
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