Skip to comments.So Much for the Diet: Anti-Obesity Crusader Michelle Feasts on Ribs During Pricey Family Vacation
Posted on 02/26/2011 11:36:43 AM PST by lbryceEdited on 02/26/2011 11:57:02 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Michelle Obama feasted on ribs while on her skiing holiday, it has emerged.
The First Lady, who has spearheaded a campaign to change American eating habits, ate ancho-chile short ribs from a restaurant next to her luxury ski hotel in Vail, Colorado.
The Obamas have already come under fire for the vacation, with the President accused of double standards after appealing for Americans to sacrifice their holidays just days before his wife and children went on the costly skiing trip.
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at the Eagle-Bahn Gondola before heading up the mountain to ski for the second day Sunday in Vail
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Ribs: The Kelly Liken restaurant where the ribs were ordered (left) is right next to the Sebastian Hotel (right) in Vail, Colorado
First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha are on the private family trip for Presidents' Day Weekend.The first lady went to Restaurant Kelly Liken in Vail Village on Saturday night, dining on a braised ancho-chile short rib with hominy wild mushrooms, the Vail Daily reported.
Chef and owner Kelly Liken said: 'Yes, it's true, the first lady dined at our restaurant tonight and seemed to really enjoy it.'
[AP picture removed by moderator]
Criticism: Conservative DJ Rush Limbaugh attacked the First Lady as a hypocrite for eating ribs
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh hit out at the First Lady for her choice of food on Monday.
Speaking on his radio show he said: 'The problem is, and dare I say this, it doesn't look like Michelle Obama follows her own nutritional, dietary advice.
'And then we hear that she's out eating ribs at 1,500 calories a serving with 141 grams of fat per serving ... 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 or of a woman Alex Rodriguez might date every six months or what have you. ,p> 'She's a hypocrite. Leaders are supposed to be leaders. If we're supposed to go out and eat nothing, if we're supposed to eat roots and berries and tree bark, show us how.'
It has since been established that the meal contained around 600 calories.
What's the source of the calorie count at 600? It's a bald-faced lie. It's a well-known fact Mooshy doesn't gorge on less than a couple of thousand calories at a sitting.
The fact is. it takes a whole lot of ribs to maintain trunk space of a 1965 Coupe Deville.
But, but, but, the media says we are not allowed to pick on her for that! We are not permitted to be right wing meanies!
That's just the main course. Not the first or middle.
Damnnnn...that woman is Ugly !!!
You’re too kind.Really.
Don’t like the nasty name calling, it’s really unnecessary.
I believe the source was the silly restaurant - as if foodies the nation over don’t know how much fat there is in ribs! That’s why they’re so delicious!
Of course, if the restaurant didn’t put out that silly number maybe Obama would have sent in the IRS..........
Please stop doing that. There is one thing people have no control over and that’s how they look. I really hate that, from the left and from the right, it’s just really ugly.
Everyone likes ribs, and she doesn't get to have them at home so she has to have them when she goes out.
I’ll email your sentiments to Rush right away.
Didn’t they have ribs at home when they had the super bowl party??
Chris Christie is our only big hope for defeating these nutrition laws.
“Dont like the nasty name calling, its really unnecessary.”
I don’t either. That being said, it is accurate.
Never mind. That was the fatty food they didn’t have.
- Deep Dish Pizza
- Buffalo Wings
- German Potato Salad
- Twice Baked Potatoes
- Snyders Potato Chips and Pretzels
- Chips and Dips
- Ice Cream
I do think we know why they take so many vacations! LOL
It really doesn’t matter, it’s still ugly. Sounds exactly like what the left does. I for one, don’t want to have anything to do with that kind of mindset, but, if you do, no skin off my nose.
In a southern military post, every Wednesday night was Bible reading among the predominantly Baptist black soldiers and their families, followed by the SRO all-you-can-eat BBQ pork ribs and fried shrimp gorge at the unusually large steakhouse. To this day I cannot figure how they made a dime on the deal.
Thursday was always a slack day, because so many soldiers were still stuffed from the night before, the only thing they would be doing most of the day was drinking coffee, swallowing high blood pressure pills, and going to the toilet.
Finally, some wise doctor at the Army hospital decided to hold a high blood pressure clinic, whose patients filled the post movie theater.
Apparently the spirit of the event got the better of him, because his sermon-like fire and brimstone rant about unhealthy vices and the iniquity of sinful living to the assembled was reviewed as some of the best preaching seen in those parts in many a year.
Many were the vows of healthy living, and oaths of abstinence from those things ought not to be done in excess. But, come next Wednesday, the siren song of the steakhouse still lured many an unwary sailor to their delicious doom.
What a total lie!
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