Skip to comments.Michelle Obama sparks fury after splashing out on $6,800 designer jacket for Palace reception
Posted on 07/30/2012 8:14:51 AM PDT by Justaham
Political commentators have expressed their fury over the fact that Michelle Obama wore a jacket worth $6,800 to the pre-Olympics Opening Ceremony reception at Buckingham Palace on Friday.
Though the dazzling J Mendel jacket and skirt won critical acclaim from the style set, some pundits are furious that she elected to spend so much money on a garment while so many in the U.S. are suffering financially.
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The woman is a waste...as is her vapid dork hubby.
And folks still have the audacity to pick on Sarah, who has twice the IQ and multiple times the morality of either of the Obamaloon pretenders.
FROM THE ARTICLE: Political commentators have taken issue with the fact that the design ‘cost more than the average American family makes in a month’
First of all, I would venture to guess that it cost more than the average American family makes in 2-3 months, at least. Secondly, I could make a copy of that for $15 or less.
The US “news” media will be right on this. As soon as they dig up how much Laura Bush spent on clothes as First Lady so they can show comparisons. You know, gotta’ be “in context”!
Folks, we’re beginning to sound like some OWS sour grapes out there.
First question we ought to ask — WHO PAID FOR THE JACKET?
Did she use her own money, or tax payer money?
If the former, why should we care?
A fuss should only be made if she used our money.
So, which is it?
This must be the first time she’s ever been proud of her wardrobe.
You can take the Obomas out of the Chicago ghetto, but you can't take the Chicago ghetto out of the Obomas.
I agree with your comments.
Typically clothes like this are provided gratis by the designers to get publicity.
I know this will be difficult for a lot of FReepers to believe, but on the site for 20-somethings that I troll undercover, MooseChelle is still quite admired.
Michelle Obama wore a jacket worth $6,800 to the pre-Olympics Opening Ceremony.....
Yea, she bought it at Target....
> ... she elected to spend so much money on a garment while so
> many in the U.S. are suffering financially.
Let them eat cake.
You’ll be able to buy it at Target this fall for $49.99, made in China
Look! Are we socialist, like them. They hipocrits we know that. As long as it was her money or Obamas pay check, I don’t have a problem with how they spend thier money, even though it may be tacky and hipocritical. Attacking someone on something so superficial as how they dress or what it costs invites our enemys to judge us as we judge them!
Politicians get to write off their clothing as a business expense. They come free with the house.
OR, they can except "gifts" from political "friends."
(I'm surprised Moochell didn't demand the queen give her - as a gift, of course - the royal crown. Does the queen not realize who she is???)
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