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Dear Mrs. Leader: Media Push 'Raves' for Mrs. Obama's Convention Dress
NewsBusters ^ | September 8, 2012 | Tim Graham

Posted on 09/08/2012 8:49:48 AM PDT by opentalk

Insist GOP Wives Need Her Fashion Sense

The fashionistas in the “objective” press displayed their favoritism by boosting Michelle Obama’s convention speech dress and quoted flagrant Michelle-boosters like Kate Betts, who insisted whatever stylishness the Republican women had they owed to the pioneering Mrs. Obama.

On Wednesday, the Associated Press posted a story headlined, “Michelle Obama gets raves for Tracy Reese dress,” and out came the bare-arms worship:

First lady Michelle Obama got rave reviews for the custom-made Tracy Reese pink and copper dress she wore while giving a tribute to her husband at the Democratic National Convention. The sleeveless dress showed off Mrs. Obama's famously toned arms and the length modestly skirted her knees.

The dress also showed off Mrs. Obama’s famously slavish admirers in the press corps. The Washington Post Express tabloid interviewed Reese for Friday’s edition and highlighted in bold text her feelings on the First Lady: “She actually has a sense of personal style, and she’s not bound by first-lady dictates. It’s refreshing....you’re used to them all wearing a red suit.”

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: branding; fashion; flotus; mobama; msm; obamamsm

1 posted on 09/08/2012 8:49:52 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Doesn’t matter what a Wookie wears, they are still a Wookie. I get so sick of the over-the-top fawning for this completely not-special person. She does, and has done, nothing to deserve all this praise.


2 posted on 09/08/2012 8:54:24 AM PDT by RonInNaples
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To: opentalk
Actually, I find this sycophantic liberal fawning about her couture and attire very racist.

If I were a black woman, or black man for that matter, I would be positively incensed.

3 posted on 09/08/2012 8:54:45 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: opentalk

It was a nice expensive dress which successfully hid the “Broad Beam” from the waist down.


4 posted on 09/08/2012 8:55:32 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: opentalk

Hmmmm .... haven’t heard the media commenting on THIS dress .... or how ‘good’ Michelle looks in it .....

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2927622/posts?page=419#419


5 posted on 09/08/2012 8:55:55 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: opentalk

If Mooselle was white and dressed like she does, she would be laughed out of DC. The woman has no class or taste. In January when they are living in Hawaii, she can wear t-shirts, ugly shorts and flip-flops and no one will care.


6 posted on 09/08/2012 8:56:42 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: RonInNaples
MSM, pushing a cult like worship of Obama's...reason Clint Eastwood's talk was so effective, He brought them down to just people who need to be let go.

They used the critique of clothes to ridicule Palin.

7 posted on 09/08/2012 9:04:12 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk
Michelle Obama - Queen Of The Whiners And Snivelers

Is there anyone (except liberals) who isn't sick of hearing this woman's whining voice?


8 posted on 09/08/2012 9:05:13 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: opentalk
Michelle Obama Quote:

"Don't even talk to me about it (being First Lady of the USA), it's hell. I can't stand it."


9 posted on 09/08/2012 9:12:23 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Iron Munro

As my late husband would say “She’s so bow-legged, she couldn’t hem a hog up in a ditch.”
Spent a little more on the outfit than Mrs. Romney did on that tee shirt she got so much flak for.


10 posted on 09/08/2012 9:12:50 AM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: opentalk

My memory is shot these days, but I don’t recall the media going ga-ga over Laura Bush’s dresses.


11 posted on 09/08/2012 9:13:20 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: opentalk

I miss Laura Bush.Now there was a First Lady who knew how to dress properly.


12 posted on 09/08/2012 9:15:16 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: opentalk

For all this fawning over Moo’s fashion sense I don’t see anyone rushing out to dress like her. Their actions speak louder than do their words.


13 posted on 09/08/2012 9:16:12 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: opentalk

Yikes! That “tank top” cut makes her shoulders look even broader than they are. It also makes the dress look more appropriate for an evening patio party.

That said, it’s nicer than the clown costumes she usually wears.


14 posted on 09/08/2012 9:19:21 AM PDT by katnip (Freaks and Fairies are running amuck in America)
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To: opentalk

My mama always told me that you can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear..


15 posted on 09/08/2012 9:20:59 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: opentalk

I’ve rarely seen her looking good.

Anyone with a butt that big should not wear 90% of the crap she does.


16 posted on 09/08/2012 9:24:01 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now a Chick-fil-A customer . . . God bless Dan Cathy)
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To: opentalk

Freepers have a wonderful photo file of Michelle’s dressing style for which she will always be remembered.


17 posted on 09/08/2012 9:26:24 AM PDT by ryderann
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To: katnip
That said, it’s nicer than the clown costumes she usually wears.

Yeah, I thought the dress was pretty. They also did a nice job with her hair and makeup. But I had the opposite problem from her shoulders. I thought she looked good behind the podium, but away, dang, that's a "wide stance".

18 posted on 09/08/2012 9:26:57 AM PDT by Rinnwald
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To: Gaffer

Agreed...were she to walk down the street naked, her entire posterior would be covered with lipstick.


19 posted on 09/08/2012 9:37:12 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Our only Hope is Obama's Change.........of Address!!!!)
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To: Iron Munro

You can put lipstick on a pig and it is still a pig. You can spend a ton of $$$$$$$ on the First Frump and she still can’t stand like a lady, walk like a lady or behave like a lady.


20 posted on 09/08/2012 9:41:25 AM PDT by celtic gal
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To: Farmer Dean

Nancy Reagan always looked regal, as did Jackie Kennedy.


21 posted on 09/08/2012 9:45:14 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: opentalk

Pity they ran out of red dye before they got to the bottom of the dress.


22 posted on 09/08/2012 9:50:16 AM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: ruesrose; celtic gal
As my late husband would say “She’s so bow-legged, she couldn’t hem a hog up in a ditch.”

She certainly does have a unique stance, doesn't she?

(I can't help it - I detest them both. The mention of their names or the sound of their voices makes my skin crawl.)


23 posted on 09/08/2012 9:52:00 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: opentalk

The dress was beautiful.

Lucky for the designer Michelle was wearing it instead of Ann Romney, because otherwise we would have just heard how gaudy and expensive it was.


24 posted on 09/08/2012 10:00:27 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: Iron Munro

What a pic! And she’s pigeon-toed!


25 posted on 09/08/2012 10:03:09 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: opentalk

26 posted on 09/08/2012 10:04:57 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: celtic gal
You can put lipstick on a pig and it is still a pig.

Yes, she is a sight to hbehold without a $1,500 wig and $1,000 worth of professionally applied putty and paint.

The below quote fits Michelle to a T.
(I "borrowed" it from a post by Freeper 'Capt_Hank')

“Son, I could place her out in my corn field and she would have crows bringing back corn they had stole three years ago.”


27 posted on 09/08/2012 10:08:11 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Iron Munro

You and me both, bro. I’m wearing out the mute button on my remote.


28 posted on 09/08/2012 10:09:39 AM PDT by Ax
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To: katnip
It also makes the dress look more appropriate for an evening patio party.

Exactly.

Most telling, the scions of fashion would not tolerate this on a Republican first lady.

29 posted on 09/08/2012 10:10:34 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 59 days away.)
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To: Iron Munro

I like the fabric although to $4000 I think that the designer could have matched the pattern in the seams. And I guess I’m old fashioned but I’m not fond of the armpit look.


30 posted on 09/08/2012 10:16:18 AM PDT by Mercat (Hey, this guy sounds great! He should take over for the guy that didn’t do all this stuff)
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To: katnip
IMHO, most everything she wears has that ‘Zimbabwe Saturday Nite’ look to it.
31 posted on 09/08/2012 10:28:25 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: RonInNaples

Ugly is as ugly does. In my opinion, she’s ugly all the way through.


32 posted on 09/08/2012 10:39:11 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: opentalk

Congratulation to whoever convinced Michelle not to wear her 75 bangle bracelets. Well done!


33 posted on 09/08/2012 10:46:14 AM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: opentalk

What is wrong with this dress?

First of all, she is trying to show off her arms. Why, I don't know. Okay, she has arms.

Secondly, she has a pear-shaped body and is bow-legged and this dress greatly emphasizes those points.

Thirdly, this dress is proof that she does not have a professional dressing her, because no professional would have dressed in such a dress for prime time and the most important night of her husband's life. She did not look professional, she looked like she was on vacation and going to a tiki bar with her girlfriends.

Lastly, I am frankly glad she has such lousy taste in clothes, because it makes our gals look very professional and put together.

34 posted on 09/08/2012 10:48:03 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: opentalk

“Famously toned arms” - Somebody’s got a sense of humor. I’m sorry but most of the styles that she has put forth are exceptionally unappealing to me. I mean, she wears the most downright ugly, odd clothing, and yet, the leftwing media eats that garbage up like it’s a bold fashion statement or something.


35 posted on 09/08/2012 10:53:16 AM PDT by meyer (It's 1860 all over again - the taxpayer is the new "N" word)
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To: opentalk

They thought the BOOB BELT look and the Buttoned Lopsided sweater look was fabulous too!!!


36 posted on 09/08/2012 11:16:30 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: I still care
Exactly, MSM selling Obamas. Without the MSM his poll numbers would be half of what they are
37 posted on 09/08/2012 11:18:49 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Iron Munro

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


38 posted on 09/08/2012 11:19:00 AM PDT by Blue Ink
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To: Iron Munro

Could you PLEASE, PLEASE post that picture on EVERY THREAD that pertains to the election???? PLEASE??


39 posted on 09/08/2012 11:19:07 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: opentalk
she’s not bound by first-lady dictates

So true. No other FLOTUS can do a panty line like Moochelle.

40 posted on 09/08/2012 11:22:34 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Iron Munro
You forgot the priceless gray nails.

the $15.95 polish is a long-lasting, chip resistant gel that requires a UV light source for drying, it's mainly applied by the pros. While many women are converts, the chemical ingredients in the formula have been criticized for their potential to cause allergic reactions and nail damage.

41 posted on 09/08/2012 11:32:35 AM PDT by bgill
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To: opentalk

Did any of them ask her “Boxers or briefs?”


42 posted on 09/08/2012 11:33:25 AM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: opentalk

43 posted on 09/08/2012 11:57:57 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: bgill
You forgot the priceless gray nails.

I also left out the $39.95 for her professional strength
GUT-BE-GONE®


44 posted on 09/08/2012 12:49:24 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
Barack and the Moo announce they are "Going Steady".


45 posted on 09/08/2012 12:54:24 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Iron Munro

A lot of people miss the subtle photoshopping of the first picture with Prince Philip.


46 posted on 09/08/2012 3:18:02 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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