Skip to comments.First lady Michelle Obama hugs entire U.S. basketball team after win over France
Posted on 07/29/2012 2:03:11 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
What better way to celebrate a dominant opening to group play at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London than with a hug from the first lady of the United States?
After the final buzzer of their 98-71 win over France on Sunday, members of the U.S. men's national basketball team shook hands with their vanquished opposition, gathered at center court for a brief cheer, then walked off the court to a rousing ovation from the fans at the Basketball Arena in London. Before they headed back to the locker room, though, they took a quick left and headed straight for Michelle Obama President Barack Obama's wife, who greeted the full U.S. athletic delegation on Friday who was seated in the front row to take in the action.
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Over to you Bob Costas, You remember FDR, don't you?
Dana Vollmer of the U.S. poses with her gold medal after setting a world record to win the women's 100m butterfly final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre July 29, 2012. Vollmer won the gold medal in a world record time of 55.98 seconds. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SWIMMING SPORT OLYMPICS)
Is NBC using the Olympics as one big Hussein infomercial?
She’s hoping if this White House thing doesn’t work out she can be one of the Basketball Wives. She’d fit right in if you know what I mean.
meanwhile, I would love to try this .. in another life maybe.. Go Slovakia!
Slovakia's Michal Martikan competes in the men's canoe single (C1) heat at Lee Valley White Water Centre at the London 2012 Olympic Games July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
I knew she was one BIG woman, but I didn't realize her arms were long enough to do that. :-)
US First Lady Michelle Obama congratulates the US basketball players after they won 98-71 the Men's Preliminary Round Group A match United States vs France at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. (AFP Photo/Timothy A. Clary)
Can you blame her for wanting a hug from a real man?
A combination of images shows U.S. first lady Michelle Obama reacting while watching a men's preliminary round basketball match between the U.S. and France at the London 2012 Olympic Games July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL POLITICS OLYMPICS)
If I were those athletes, I’d get some blood tests.
. . . is a hug better or worse than a terrorist fist bump?
So, from the American media perspective, this whole Olympic extravaganza turns out to be just a multi-million dollar vehicle to showcase Michelle Obama.
- See Michelle's fabulously expensive new wardrobe (and check out the toned arms).
- Watch as Michelle struts her stuff with the Royal family.
See how the dazzling Michelle shows up Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
- Watch as Michelle wows the wrestling team.
- Michelle smiles.
- Michelle shows off her hairy armpit.
- Basketball team wins? So what - look at Michelle!
Harden, don’t do it man...
With the press lying to us how special she is with all her tacky expensive clothes.
That's a sight bartenders and bouncers hate to see, a drunken unattached woman acting out. And a drunken woman with near absolute power is the absolute worst. That player in the lower right looks like the Moose's display ruined the sweetness of the team's victory.
These pix are going to be scrubbed PDQ
Weird...another arranged photo op for the Obamas, like the one on the Kiss Camera was at the exhibition game in D. C. Enough already.
She’s up against Madonna and Kristen Stewart for bad publicity hog of the month. Excess is allowed. ;-)
Have to look good for the Olympics. And, they complained about Palin's 150,000 dollar wardrobe allowance!
Marxists have no class, and no shame.
Boy do I miss the grace that Laura Bush showed back in the good ol’ days.
Yes. and Yes. Far easier for the network to shill for politicians than to do any real investigative reporting (”journalism”).
This is why we turned our boobtoob off.
and that female skeet shooter took a gold with 99/100. having shot skeet that is beyond impressive.
olympic professional dream teams are a joke.
Let's not forget John Kerry rushing to Paris to inject himself into Lance Armstrong's epic win at the Tour de France.
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I wouldn’t want to get my ear that close to all of those teeth. She might pull a Mike Tyson.
By the way, were all the white boys, I only saw one and the coach.
Another thing, Professional ball players don’t belong in the Olympics.
Why the hell would Obamugabe’s wife hugging athletes garner a headline story? Oh, wait, I forgot...it is the Obamugabe worshipping media.
“By the way, were all the white boys, I only saw one and the coach.”
can someone explain to me why no one has ever filed a reverse discrimination complaint against the NBA and the NFL for not having the requisite percentage of caucasians on their teams?
“It” just couldn’t resist an excuse to spend taxpayer money overseas.
“It” is as large as those Basketball Players. “It” should be on the court helping the USA Team...would fit right in with the rest of the players.
How much is this gig gonna cost the US TAxpayer????????
They are the closest she’s been to a man in a while.
Now, getting hugged by Condi would be an entirely different thing.
And Olympic/International Skeet is a much tougher game than American Skeet. Birds are thrown at 60 mph instead of 45, gun butt must be below the hip until the bird is visible (not mounted on shoulder prior to calling for bird).
It’s nice to see Michelle having another one of those “proud to be an American” moments.
Let’s hope she doesn’t mouth “All this for a Flag?” during the Awards Ceremony if the US gets the Gold.
That's the equivalent of putting a sow's ear in a silk purse.
In this case it's just a pig in a silk jacket.
Exactly, Marie Antoinette was more frugal than this first lady.
I saw Moosechelle at the women’s 4X100 medley where I am not sure what brought her more glee, the Chinese winning or the American losing.
Gee, stay classy Mooch...
First Lady my ass.
You know that little punk ass wuss didn’t carry her over the threshold.
Could be the kiss of death for our team.
They didn't win that. Somebody made it happen
Touchdown! Or was that a home run?