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CBS News Reporter Criticizes Michelle Obama for Wearing $7,000 Designer Gown in 'Poor Economy'
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 | Kristinn

Posted on 06/07/2011 7:27:05 PM PDT by kristinn

On the day a poll showed Barack Obama owning the failing economic recovery, a CBS News Washington Bureau reporter questioned Michelle Obama's judgment in wearing a $7,000 gown at tonight's state dinner for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, noting that other guests "dressed more modestly."

Writing on Twitter, CBS News reporter Christine Delargy said:

Gowns by Michelle designer Naeem Khan retail avg of $7,000. Good, bad image for Obama in poor economy? Most din guests dressed more modestly 30 minutes ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

In a previous Tweet, Delargy noted her fashion expertise:

Michelle in Naeem Khan tonight. Wore same designer @ 1st state din for Indian PM. @markknoller has record of everything else. I have fashion about 1 hour ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

AP photos of dress here.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: flotus; flotusmichelle; mantoinette; michelleobama; mobama; naeenkhan
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1 posted on 06/07/2011 7:27:13 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn
Hmmm. What make ye of this, my fellow Freeper???
2 posted on 06/07/2011 7:30:31 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: kristinn

Don’t question the queen!


3 posted on 06/07/2011 7:30:55 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: kristinn

Merkel’s husband is looking at Michele like a male
praying mantis on a first date...


4 posted on 06/07/2011 7:30:55 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: kristinn
Looks like CBS won't be needing their White House correspondent for a while.
5 posted on 06/07/2011 7:31:16 PM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: kristinn

The Obamas don’t care what America (the peasants) thinks. Neither does the press so I’m not getting the “concern”.


6 posted on 06/07/2011 7:32:00 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: kristinn

MAO, rocking the wannabe ‘Supreme’ look. Again.

It does give me HOPE that she is getting called out for the Fashionista largesse. And, I am just sure, that all these gowns are ‘loaners,’ from the designers...and Mrs. O’s staff packs them up and sends them back...otherwise???


7 posted on 06/07/2011 7:32:00 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (Just call me SOME WOMAN with an email account who will crawl over broken glass to elect Sarah Palin)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Christine will soon be out of a job.


8 posted on 06/07/2011 7:33:03 PM PDT by doc1019 (Palin/West, unbeatable.)
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To: kristinn

I bet the CBS bimbo was a typical white person.

I guess she doesn’t understand that Moose-chelle wasn’t wearing a ‘designer gown.’ She was wearing BLING! And she’s earned the right to wear that bling for years of...for having accomplished...for working so hard at...

Well, heck. She just deserves it because she’s Moose-chelle!


10 posted on 06/07/2011 7:33:59 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: kristinn

Elly May “Moosechelle” Clampett:
“Pa, was I supposed to wear a dress over this here fancy petticoat?”


11 posted on 06/07/2011 7:34:46 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: kristinn
Where's the “She gets red dresses, we get pink slips”
outrage of the Reagan era?
12 posted on 06/07/2011 7:34:50 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: kristinn

Is she wearing high heels under that dress? If so, maybe someone should have advised her that it’s not nice to tower over the First Gentleman of Germany.

Also, does she always have to show her shoulders like that?


13 posted on 06/07/2011 7:35:13 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kristinn

Constantly exposing those “toned arms” should cost less, don’t you think? No sleeves = less fabric, less sewing.


14 posted on 06/07/2011 7:35:32 PM PDT by McLynnan
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To: PennsylvaniaMom
largesse

didn't you mean large ass?

15 posted on 06/07/2011 7:35:48 PM PDT by Krodg
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To: gov_bean_ counter

CBS must be too stupid to keep up with her /s


16 posted on 06/07/2011 7:36:04 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: kristinn
The pResident and his Wookie have lived off of others money their entire lives.

They believe it is their right to do and have whatever they want as they think they are better than everyone else. That is why he poses like Il Duce for photographs.

17 posted on 06/07/2011 7:36:14 PM PDT by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
If she spent her own money, then it's no ones business but hers what she pays for a dress. I personally think it's incredibly stupid to shell out $7,000 for a gown, but to each his own I guess. However, if this came out of some expense account funded with tax dollars then it's a ridiculous waste of money.
18 posted on 06/07/2011 7:36:33 PM PDT by bushinohio
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To: Dahoser
CBS is dead wrong on this. Who cares what the First She-male wears? Now if she is frequently criticizing "rich" people for dressing too luxuriously like another limousine liberal, that's a different matter.
19 posted on 06/07/2011 7:38:33 PM PDT by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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To: kristinn

Does this mean the corrupt media are tired of holding up the hyped images of the Obama’s, they created for them????


20 posted on 06/07/2011 7:39:56 PM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Krodg

pretty fancy bag for common potatoes....


21 posted on 06/07/2011 7:40:39 PM PDT by himno hero ("armageddon is well seeded, America will pay"...Barrack Obama)
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To: bushinohio

I agree that she can spend her own funds on whatever she wishes, but the Obama’s are constantly tone deaf — expensive vacations, clothes, ice cream cones, golf games, etc. no matter what horrific news event is occurring.


22 posted on 06/07/2011 7:40:43 PM PDT by McLynnan
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To: gov_bean_ counter

What it means is that the bloom is off the rose. And that media will now begin to push the most democratic republican they can find to defeat Obama, for they have found that their god is actually a man.


23 posted on 06/07/2011 7:41:22 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: kristinn
Guys, we should exempt ourselves from this debate completely. We will never understand this female fashion
thing. I am still wearing the same terribly unfashionable
leathers that I have had for 30+ years on all three of my
bikes.
24 posted on 06/07/2011 7:41:27 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: kristinn
What's the matter Ms. Delargy?

Can't swallow any more CAKE?

25 posted on 06/07/2011 7:42:46 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: bushinohio

If she spent her own money, then it’s no ones business but hers what she pays for a dress. I personally think it’s incredibly stupid to shell out $7,000 for a gown, but to each his own I guess. However, if this came out of some expense account funded with tax dollars then it’s a ridiculous waste of money.


Well i´m no Obama fan but would you really be more happy if the newsflash says wife of the US president has to buy her cloth at wal mart?


26 posted on 06/07/2011 7:42:49 PM PDT by darkside321
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To: CrazyIvan

Right here..she get red dresses ..we get pink slips..wheres the OUTRAGE..!!!!!


27 posted on 06/07/2011 7:43:03 PM PDT by merryberry
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To: kristinn

Hey Christine - started complaining about the damn family/friends vacations - like her one to Spain last year $$$$$$ and you will have my attention. But you are off to a decent start by complaining about the welfare obamas’ riding the gravy train on our broke backs!


28 posted on 06/07/2011 7:43:13 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: bushinohio; NohSpinZone

You two seem to have missed all the lectures by the Obamas for the rest of us to cut back, sacrifice and pass up earning money in favor of community service.


29 posted on 06/07/2011 7:43:28 PM PDT by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: kristinn

Hey Christine - start complaining about those family/friends vacations - like her one to Spain last year $$$$$$ and you will have my attention. But you are off to a decent start by complaining about the welfare obamas’ riding the gravy train on our broke backs!


30 posted on 06/07/2011 7:44:00 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: McLynnan

There is absolutely no reason, in the viewpoint of a given cultural demographic group,

to attain office, if you can’t use it to be livin’ large.


31 posted on 06/07/2011 7:44:43 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: kristinn

Leave Michelle Alone!!!!

Seriously, it isn’t her fault. Se knows she can get away with it without media scrutiny.

If the media did their job, she would be wearing a modest dress,


32 posted on 06/07/2011 7:45:30 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarah Palin - She’s living rent-free inside the MSM’s heads. Credited to Lurk)
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To: kristinn

CBS News Reporter Criticizes Michelle Obama for Wearing $7,000 Designer Gown in ‘Poor Economy’
_________________________________________________

Oh dear

It must be the end of the world...


33 posted on 06/07/2011 7:46:38 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: kristinn

The dress looks gorgeous. She looks great in it and has the good wig on.


34 posted on 06/07/2011 7:46:51 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: CrazyIvan

Where are the slogans ? Read Ann Coulter’s latest ? Slogans are symptoms of a mob mentality, and thus explains and are explained by the groupthink of the Left. . .


35 posted on 06/07/2011 7:46:54 PM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border: I dare you to try and cross it. . .)
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To: cotton1706
Interesting take as the NYT or WaPost today roasted Obie over his Chrysler bail out lie.
36 posted on 06/07/2011 7:47:47 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: MrB

You are so right. Do you think anybody has ever explained the word “tacky” to her?


37 posted on 06/07/2011 7:47:47 PM PDT by McLynnan
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To: kristinn

If the Obama’s buy their own clothes with their own money, I could care less what they cost. I just wish they felt the same way about me and my money.


38 posted on 06/07/2011 7:48:20 PM PDT by milemark ("Liberalism is the ideology of western suicide" - James Burnham)
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To: kristinn

it has been her way since entering the WH. In England recently the new princess wore a $2-300 dress, while Michelle wore one worth several thousand.

This is typical behavior of the “nouveau riche.”


39 posted on 06/07/2011 7:51:26 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: kristinn

Oh I know. Screw Zero and his husband. I’m telling CBS to go to hell too. Who gives a crap what this “reporter” thinks about what’s obscene?


40 posted on 06/07/2011 7:52:29 PM PDT by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Leave Michelle Alone!!!!

All you forgot was the obligatory picture to hammer that point home.


41 posted on 06/07/2011 7:53:10 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: kristinn
Saw video of her this morning with Mr. Obama greeting Merkel. She looked like she was dressed for a Walmart shopping trip.
She WAS NOT dressed as a first lady.

Mr. Obama looked just fine, decent suit and tie. But Michelle looked like the Thrift store had a sale, and she just grabbed what ever was close.

42 posted on 06/07/2011 7:53:19 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (2008 was about words; 2012 will be about numbers)
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To: kristinn
No I've heard all their lectures, I don't think it's any of their damn business how I spend my money either. She is a hypocrite, no question about it. I know if it were a Republican first lady, they'd be tearing her to shreds.
43 posted on 06/07/2011 7:53:54 PM PDT by bushinohio
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To: darkside321

I agree. There’s so much to fault Obama with, this is kinda small potatoes. I think there’s nothing wrong with the President and First Lady (any of them) making as fine a presentation as they can at events like this. They’re representing the United States, and they don’t need to wear bargain clothes.

It’s not like the gowns cost anything, anyway. They’re loaned by the designer for the publicity.


44 posted on 06/07/2011 7:54:22 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Krodg
"largesse"

didn't you mean large ass?

You owe me a new screen. ROFL

45 posted on 06/07/2011 7:55:03 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: kristinn
Ahhh! The Wookie dressed in the finest gowns as the band played and the Titanic went down!
46 posted on 06/07/2011 7:55:03 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: kristinn

Does CBS want us to say “good job”? Too bad, too late.


47 posted on 06/07/2011 7:56:39 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (r e p e n t o r b e s a d)
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To: kristinn

Any reporter knows the Obamas consider themselves as royalty.


49 posted on 06/07/2011 7:57:11 PM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: kristinn
Oh WOe is me... Why's everybody always pickin on me???

50 posted on 06/07/2011 7:58:40 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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