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Barack Obama: ‘You Don’t Want To Get Between Michelle And A Tamale’ ^ | 05/06/2011 | Colby Hall

Posted on 05/06/2011 11:52:48 AM PDT by OldDeckHand

El presidente de los Estados Unidos Barack Obama observó la celebración mexicana del Cinco de Mayo ayer con una fiesta grande. Durante su discurso a los asistentes, el presidente hizo una broma a costa de su esposa, Michelle Obama, y su predilección por los tamales. Miralo en el segmento de más abajo. (Apunte de sombrero a Jim Newell de Gawker)


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: food; mexicans; michelle; obama
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To: Migraine

“...worse yet to get between hilary and a taco...”


21 posted on 05/06/2011 12:19:56 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: SpinnerWebb
I just picked a pic from the interwebs. I looks to me like a piece cut from a larger tamale. If not, no biggie.

I'm originally from Los Angeles. I've been eating tamales for over 50 years. I know what they are, I've even helped make them myself by hand on occasion. I've had them in the campos in rural central virginia.

In any tamal you have the cornmeal, you have the filling, you have the optional mole on top. This one was probably wrapped in a corn husk, cooked, taken out and cut.

Mabye not. Maybe it WAS a casserole. Same ingredients. YMMV.

22 posted on 05/06/2011 12:24:01 PM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: VRWCmember

My experience with Babelfish tells me that this is definitely not a Babelfish translation. It reads as an original. sd

23 posted on 05/06/2011 12:24:05 PM PDT by shotdog (I love my country. It's our government I'm afraid of.)
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24 posted on 05/06/2011 12:26:45 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: OldDeckHand
I propose the phrase "between Michelle and a tamale" be introduced into the vernacular--to replace "between a rock and a hard place."

"Everything is going wrong for me these days. I'm between Michelle Obama and a tamale!"

25 posted on 05/06/2011 12:28:24 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: TheMom
Don't get between The Mom and Allegra and

26 posted on 05/06/2011 12:34:52 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: OldDeckHand

If I said that about my wife and ANY kind of food, I’d become fish food faster than Bin Dying.

I must say that I really feel sorry for what Barry has to deal with when he gets home - lard-assed Wookie’s don’t take too well to being made fun of, much less in public.

27 posted on 05/06/2011 12:42:04 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (Tyrant: "Spartans, lay down your weapons." Free man: "Persian, come and get them!")
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
Don’t forget the many truly awful things she has said about him, too

Didn't she say he smells? You're right.

28 posted on 05/06/2011 12:56:08 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (To paraphrase Sarah Palin: "I love when the liberals get all wee-wee'd up.")
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To: OldDeckHand

When will the insults fly back to 0bama? I wonder how he will handle this?

29 posted on 05/06/2011 1:06:40 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est)
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To: Allegra

Is that a chili dog, or some kind of mutant falafel?

30 posted on 05/06/2011 1:08:24 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: GSWarrior

“between Michelle and a tamale”

That’s great. I’m planning to use that as soon as an opportunity arises.

31 posted on 05/06/2011 1:09:04 PM PDT by beelzepug (" Shaved ice for me and my monkey, please.")
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To: Allegra

Amen to that Sister!

32 posted on 05/06/2011 1:10:29 PM PDT by TheMom (I wish mosquitoes sucked fat instead of blood.)
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To: SpinnerWebb
I'll bet that she eats them husk and all.

There was of a pic of Carter eating through the husk of one during a stop Fort Worth in the 70's.

33 posted on 05/06/2011 1:19:03 PM PDT by Deaf Smith
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To: OldDeckHand
Read it in English:

Obama warns White House party crowd: 'You do not want to be between Michelle and a tamale'

34 posted on 05/06/2011 1:43:02 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Every day we now throw away things people will kill for after SHTF.)
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To: proud American in Canada

Yeah, that was the one that immediately came to mind. But I think there have been others, too.

35 posted on 05/06/2011 1:58:34 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Allegra

Hmm James Coney Island.

36 posted on 05/06/2011 2:13:13 PM PDT by Bruinator (God is Great.... God is Good....Evil is Real.)
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To: OldDeckHand

I can’t speak Spanish, but I read and hear it almost perfectly.

At one time, I was an engineer traveling to Queretero on a
monthly basis staying for weeks at a time. I was eating lunch at the factory cafeteria, and the locals were telling jokes about some employee, and I got it, I laughed with them and they realized, I was here for them and understood their language, even though I was lousy speaking it.

Everyone was stunned that I got it. It was a cultural moment for everyone. We don’t want to transform them, we want them to figure out their path to freedom.

The kicker was, they all wanted the same freedoms America offered. They are the young nationals supporting freedom in Mexico. I felt for them. They are fighting a HUGE battle, much worse than we are.

There is a side of Mexico people don’t know about, the patriots. Only they are a small, a tiny minority. That’s the pity, but, they’re out there, struggling to apply our freedoms to their country. They are good people. I’m glad I got to know them.

37 posted on 05/06/2011 2:25:28 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: shotdog

oh I agree. That was composed in Spanish.

38 posted on 05/06/2011 9:32:27 PM PDT by VRWCmember
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