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Rush Limbaugh binges on anti-Michelle Obama vitriol
Washington Post ^ | February 23, 2011 | by DANA MILBANK

Posted on 02/23/2011 4:11:01 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Rush Limbaugh thinks Michelle Obama is a big, fat idiot.

The broadcaster announced during his show Monday that the first lady "took the kids out to Vail on a ski vacation, and they were spotted eating, and they were feasting on ribs - ribs that were 1,575 calories per serving with 141 grams of fat."

Actually, the restaurant put the calorie count at 600, but Rush was determined to chew out Obama. "The problem is - and dare I say this? - it doesn't look like Michelle Obama follows her own nutritionary, dietary advice," he said. "I'm trying to say that our first lady does not project the image of women that you might see on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue."

Limbaugh is in an excellent position to make this observation, being perhaps the finest example of the male form since Michelangelo sculpted David. In 2009, he went on a fad diet, full of controversial supplements but little exercise, and lost 90 pounds. Such crash diets are dangerous - and, sure enough, Limbaugh wound up in the hospital at the end of the year with chest pains. Judging from recent video footage, he has regained most of the bulk.

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1 posted on 02/23/2011 4:11:07 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’ve never heard Rush say that Mo was big, fat, or an idiot.

He merely calls her fake and a hypocrite.


2 posted on 02/23/2011 4:12:44 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Rush never claimed to be a nutritional guru while feasting on taxpayer’s dollars.


3 posted on 02/23/2011 4:13:33 AM PST by MrsEmmaPeel (a government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Limbaugh wound up in the hospital at the end of the year with chest pains. Judging from recent video footage, he has regained most of the bulk.

The big difference being that Limbaugh, unlike the moose, is not trying to dictate what others eat.

4 posted on 02/23/2011 4:14:25 AM PST by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country. The thing is, Sarah loves mine.)
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To: Graybeard58

“...the restaurant put the calorie count at 600,”

A grilled cheese sandwich has less than 300 calories. Must have been some lean ribs! (sarc)


5 posted on 02/23/2011 4:19:18 AM PST by cameraeye (A happy kufir!)
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To: Graybeard58

There is more difference. MOOCHelle is an America-hating, American-hating, Freedom-hating, Constitution-hating, self-entitled, arrogant, equal-opportunity, condescending bigot. Mr. Limbaugh isn’t.


6 posted on 02/23/2011 4:21:07 AM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

SHE MADE HERSELF A TARGET BY BEING THE OVERBEARING COMMUNIST CONTROL FREAK THAT SHE IS... WHILE SHE DINES ON ALL MANNER OF FRIED HIGH CALORIE, HIGH FAT, HIGH SUGAR CONTENT GOODIES... A WOOKIE SLURPIN’ DOM ON MY DIME JUST PI$$ES ME OFF! YOU GO RUSH!

LLS


7 posted on 02/23/2011 4:21:51 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Rush Limbaugh thinks Michelle Obama is a big, fat idiot.

Now they are telling Rush what he thinks? And wasn't it Franken who titled a book Rush Limbaugh is a big, fat idiot?

8 posted on 02/23/2011 4:22:51 AM PST by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Awww, the left sure can dish it out but they can’t take it!

Whine you swine.


9 posted on 02/23/2011 4:22:59 AM PST by Carley (WISCONSIN STREET NO DIFFERENT THAN THE ARAB STREET. UGLY AND VIOLENT)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
- ribs that were 1,575 calories per serving with 141 grams of fat."

There aren't that many calories or that much fat in a full rack of baby back ribs. I think Rush's accuracy rating to a hit on this one.

10 posted on 02/23/2011 4:23:54 AM PST by K-Stater
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

only democrats are allowed to point out hypocrisy. It’s racist if anyone else does it.


11 posted on 02/23/2011 4:26:00 AM PST by RC one (Change we can believe in! Yes we can! FUBO!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Rush Limbaugh lives rent free inside the heads of liberals. It drives them nuts and gives him hours of entertainment. He provokes them for fun and profit. Keep up the good work Rush!


12 posted on 02/23/2011 4:28:11 AM PST by Upstate NY Guy
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
" . Some people are suggesting that my comments are below the belt. Well, take a look at some pictures, given where she wears her belts. I mean she wears them high up there around the bust line. Isn't just about everything about her below the belt when you look at the fashion sense that she has "


13 posted on 02/23/2011 4:31:23 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If Michelle would just look behind her, she could spot all those calories and fat grams.


14 posted on 02/23/2011 4:34:03 AM PST by chickadee
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To: b4its2late

Yep.


15 posted on 02/23/2011 4:36:28 AM PST by Scanian
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To: K-Stater

I just looked.

There are 1582 calories in a rack of babybacks at Outback.


16 posted on 02/23/2011 4:37:07 AM PST by digger48
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To: MrsEmmaPeel
Rush never claimed to be a nutritional guru while feasting on taxpayer’s dollars.

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Well said!

Michelle says: Put that meat back in the case. Uh-uh... no soda allowed, put that back, too. Grab some arugula and collards and no more than one turnip... STOP! Put that milk and cheese back, you ain't allowed to eat that! Now, get in your electric mini-car and go home... and remember to watch your thermostat... you know Barack don't want you bein' too hot or too cold and if you don't set it right we'll set it for you from the White Hut. Now, turn off the lights and go to sleep. We'll let you know what to do in the morning. Americans will learn to submit. One big socialistic village.

Mooshell is hoping she can have 4 more years of publicly paid multi-million dollar vacations, designer wardrobes, private celebrity entertainment and gormet food.

Pies and Holidays for me but not for thee
--Michelle Scrooge Obama

One big socialistic village.

Eat your greens-4sm

17 posted on 02/23/2011 4:38:38 AM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Eva; 2ndDivisionVet; Cincinatus' Wife; HiTech RedNeck; ronnyquest; JDW11235; ...

“K-Stater” is a recent sign-on (Jan 9, 2011) ,stealth lefty/troll.(possibly an old one with a different IP address)
Check out the posting history.


18 posted on 02/23/2011 4:38:52 AM PST by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She can live by her own standards and it will stop. Go Rush.


19 posted on 02/23/2011 4:46:13 AM PST by healy61
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Rush Limbaugh thinks Michelle Obama is a big, fat idiot.

I completely concur with the above statement.

20 posted on 02/23/2011 4:47:00 AM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Dana Milbank is a reprehensible homosexual.


21 posted on 02/23/2011 4:52:19 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
If Moochelle pigged out on a rack of baby back ribs slathered with BBQ
sauce AND the usual sides, as well, she certainly did consume that many cals.

Double order for Moochelle.

22 posted on 02/23/2011 4:53:56 AM PST by Liz (A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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To: K-Stater

You may want to check your facts.

ie: there are 810 calories in the Original Roadhouse Grill Baby Back Ribs - Half Rack.


23 posted on 02/23/2011 4:54:46 AM PST by traderrob6
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To: b4its2late
Franken who titled a book Rush Limbaugh is a big, fat idiot?

I remember that book, my left wing neighbor gave me a copy......I found it ironic that it only had one paragraph dedicated to Rush.

24 posted on 02/23/2011 4:56:11 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Oh Magoo, you've done it again.....)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The difference between Michelle and Rush is that Michelle is attempting to use the force of government to make us eat what she deems is healthy food. If she just spoke about it and used herself as an example, it would be fine. However, she is trying to force local school lunch programs across the country to bend to what she decrees is worthy to eat. That is a decision for parents, local school boards and administrators across the country. Not Moochelle Obama. Really, do we want this telling us what to eat?


25 posted on 02/23/2011 4:56:39 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

"Obama beer order----to wash down the ribs."

26 posted on 02/23/2011 4:57:34 AM PST by Liz (A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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To: TexasCajun

That particular belt she has on is the women’s WWF championship belt.....


27 posted on 02/23/2011 4:57:49 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Oh Magoo, you've done it again.....)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Dana....you little pillow-biter....when are you going to learn not to f*** with a man who has a 3-hour radio show 5 days a week? It's like suicide by keyboard.
28 posted on 02/23/2011 5:02:25 AM PST by Niteranger68 (Jared Lee Loughner - Disciple of Michael Moore)
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To: K-Stater
According to this website, Chili's baby back ribs are close to that description. I'm sure it's serving size dependent.

http://caloriecount.about.com/calories-chilis-grill-grilled-baby-back-i102201

29 posted on 02/23/2011 5:02:25 AM PST by Hardastarboard (Bringing children to America without immigration documents is child abuse. Let's end it.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What a dweeb this pussy Millbank is. Limbaugh and Palin must frighten him to the point where he tinkles his pants!


30 posted on 02/23/2011 5:05:48 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Rush is right, but I think he is making a mistake in going after the First Lady. He will come across as a mean, fat, white guy who attacks women rather than issues.

I think he should save his ammunition for more important issues where Obama is destroying our nation.

31 posted on 02/23/2011 5:06:02 AM PST by MBB1984
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To: K-Stater
There aren't that many calories or that much fat in a full rack of baby back ribs. I think Rush's accuracy rating to a hit on this one.

I think you are correct here. A half rack of Chili's baby-back ribs has 500 calories and 34g of fat...a full rack has 1370 calories and 82g of fat.

So...while I still dislike MO immensely, looks like Rush didn't do proper homework on this one...or someone on his research team led him astray. It is quite feasible that those ribs were 600 calories.

32 posted on 02/23/2011 5:07:21 AM PST by NELSON111
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She’s a Totalitarian Hypocrite who just happens to be fat.


33 posted on 02/23/2011 5:07:49 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Rush Limbaugh thinks Michelle Obama is a big, fat idiot”

I’d say that tens of millions of Americans think that.
So what? That is our right.

However, I think Rush sees Moochelle the nutritionist in general as an angry walking billboard of liberal hyprocrisy and arrogance

“Let them eat ribs!”


34 posted on 02/23/2011 5:17:01 AM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It’s really hard to pretend to be white


35 posted on 02/23/2011 5:19:36 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: RC one

Leftists don’t even recognize the hypocrisy.

Their elitism leads them to the conclusion that the “ruling class” has the intellectual and moral superiority making them capable of consuming resources (and food) in a moderate manner, and that the peasant class has no such ability to make decisions for themselves.

This attitude and conclusion is self-stroking and self-affirming in that they are not only superior, but they care more about those who are inferior than those who would just leave them to their own folly.


36 posted on 02/23/2011 5:23:16 AM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my home page. Click my handle.)
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To: Liz

I think I count a dozen mugs.
The glass mugs themselves weight 2-3 pounds.
The liter of beer about 2 pounds.

She’s carrying around 50 lbs, there.
Tough gal.


37 posted on 02/23/2011 5:24:54 AM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my home page. Click my handle.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

38 posted on 02/23/2011 5:29:16 AM PST by Bean Counter (You)
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To: K-Stater

One serving, not a half or a full rack, but about four-five small baby backs will give you half, or more of daily fat, near all daily protein, all or double daily salt. ( Salt and protein loading are hard on the Kidneys. Blacks have twice the hypertension rates of whites/asians. So FrauOberEatFurer sould show nutritional leadership.)

So, then they had a glass of water, right? No mac’n cheese, cole slaw, bread and butter, desert, Coke or ‘Sweet’ Ice Tea?

Also, the Obama in Savanna Georgia went to Miss ????. It’s famous, lines out side the door, only thing on the menu is a classic heart attack Southern FRIED chicken dinner. Mash, collard greens, corn bread, butter, fried okra...


39 posted on 02/23/2011 5:31:40 AM PST by Leisler (Our debts are someone's profit. Follow the money, the vig.....)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ahem! Mr. Milbank? Mr. Milbank, sir. Rush Limbaugh, unlike Michelle Obama, doesn’t tell other people how to eat. Get the difference, Mr. Milbank?


40 posted on 02/23/2011 5:34:27 AM PST by RoadTest (Organized religion is no substitute for the relationship the living God wants with you.)
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To: hal ogen

“MOOCHelle is an America-hating, American-hating, Freedom-hating, Constitution-hating, self-entitled, arrogant, equal-opportunity, condescending bigot.”

Good one, Graybeard!


41 posted on 02/23/2011 5:36:09 AM PST by RoadTest (Organized religion is no substitute for the relationship the living God wants with you.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

More like 600 calories per mouthfull.


42 posted on 02/23/2011 5:37:10 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Go Hawks !)
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To: Leisler
One serving, not a half or a full rack, but about four-five small baby backs will give you half, or more of daily fat, near all daily protein, all or double daily salt.

No one said they were high on the nutrition scale. But for Obama to take in the calories and fat grams that Rush claimed she'd need to eat half the pig.

43 posted on 02/23/2011 5:40:18 AM PST by K-Stater
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Vitriol”, thy name is
Democrat/Liberal/Elitist/NWO/Socialist/Controller/Liar/Race Baiter/Hypocrite/Fascist.


44 posted on 02/23/2011 5:41:05 AM PST by RoadTest (Organized religion is no substitute for the relationship the living God wants with you.)
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To: K-Stater

“There aren’t that many calories or that much fat in a full rack of baby back ribs. I think Rush’s accuracy rating to a hit on this one.”

Rush did not make up those numbers, those are the calories and fat that had been reported in the Vail newspaper I believe.


45 posted on 02/23/2011 5:44:06 AM PST by Free America52 (The White guys are getting pissed off. We beat Hitler Hirohito and Krushchev. Obama will be easy.)
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To: Carl LaFong

“K-Stater” is a recent sign-on (Jan 9, 2011), stealth lefty/troll.(possibly an old one with a different IP address)

Thanks, I just noticed that, too, before reading your post.
The left wing freaks are so easy to spot here.

How long before we’re made to sew crosses on our clothes to differentiate us from the overlords?


46 posted on 02/23/2011 5:44:55 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Dana, you ignorant turd.

Rush is attacking her HYPOCRISY, not her waistline.


47 posted on 02/23/2011 5:49:26 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: digger48
"There are 1582 calories in a rack of babybacks"

and 141 grams of fat, too. That's more than a whole stick of butter.

48 posted on 02/23/2011 5:49:41 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

According to this: Limbaugh Claims His Michelle Obama Remarks Weren’t Below The Belt “Given Where She Wears Her Belt”

That stands as my nominee for "Quote of the Day" given the way it is truthful, thought provoking, and irritates the h*ll out of Libtards.

49 posted on 02/23/2011 5:49:58 AM PST by Zakeet (Disclosure: Long on trees and hemp, short on Libtards)
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To: Free America52
Rush did not make up those numbers, those are the calories and fat that had been reported in the Vail newspaper I believe.

Not this one. Link

50 posted on 02/23/2011 5:52:30 AM PST by K-Stater
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