Skip to comments.Michelle Obama Reportedly Behind Ambassador Push For ‘Vogue’ Editor Anna Wintour
Posted on 12/10/2012 3:39:05 PM PST by drewh
"It's Like Caligula Making His Horse a Senator"
First lady Michelle Obama is reportedly behind the push to award top Obama campaign fundraiser and Vogue editor Anna Wintour with a European ambassadorship specifically to France sources have revealed to The Daily Mail.
A State Department insider told the British paper that Wintour is under consideration for a diplomatic post.
Anna Wintours friends have expressed an interest in making sure that she is nominated to become an ambassador to a major Western European nation, the insider said, according to The Daily Mail. I have had this confirmed from a friend in the political office at the White House. I am also told there is only a slight chance Wintour will end up in London
Paris is her number one choice. I gather Ms Wintour finds the Paris house and grounds particularly spectacular, the insider added
The Daily Mail notes that Wintours infamous reputation as an ice queen with an insatiable need for perfection could present problems in the world of diplomacy.
She presides over the fashion business with the imperial hauteur of a Prussian general and expects instant, unquestioning obedience, The Daily Mail quoted Toby Young, a British journalist and author of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.
Its hard to imagine a personality less suited to the world of international diplomacy. She left school at 16 and has been working in fashion ever since. Obamas chauffeur probably knows more about international relations than her. Its like Caligula making his horse a senator.
The British paper credits Wintour with the first ladys transformation early in her husbands first term from awkward lawyer to fashion icon. Vogues March 2009 issue was called the Michelle Obama Edition. The issue placed the first lady on the cover and offered an eight-page interview with her, complete with photos by Annie Leibovitz.
Wintour also reportedly influences Mrs. Obamas wardrobe.
Anna makes Mrs. Obama feel glamorous, an administration source told The Mail.
Since Her Royal Hind-Ass will be our next pressydent, I guess she should pick whomever she wants.
I’d like to know what Manchelle looked like before his/her sex change operation. Someone has a photo somewhere.
Ambassadorships have always been political payoffs.
No big deal here.
Just like Clintoon, Obama appoints people who have no skill or education to do the job. A cabinet and czars that ‘look like’ America. A little intelligence and experience would go a long way. Wintour is credited with making Moochelle a ‘fashion icon’??? I will never forget when Moochelle misbuttoned her cardigan on a visit in London. Wrong buttons in the holes made it skewed. The designer actually covered for her by saying ‘that is the way it is supposed to be worn’. If only the two grifters in the WH were EVER held accountable for their words and deeds.........
I actually hope Anna “Nuclear” Wintour IS nominated. Not confirmed, but nominated. Someone like her — accustomed to absolute, fawning, worshipful obedience for decades — will not be able to get through a routine hearing without an obvious spasm of un-”diplomat”-ic temper.
Plus, of course, she likely knows next to nothing about Foggy Bottom or other matters that career diplomats would know. Just that “the grounds” are lovely and that ambassadors get their asses kissed.
I’d laugh but there are four more years of this crap to get through.
Wintour reminds me of the goofy elitist woman in the Hunger Games—did she even have a name?
The role of the bitchy editor played by Merle Streep was modeled on Wintour, I believe.
moochelle and behind in the same sentence. ugh.
“It’s Like Caligula Making His Horse a Senator”
Nyuk! Nyuk! Nyuk!
After all, Wintour did make an icon of Moochie’s fat butt.
She puts the “ass” in “ambassador”.
Payback for the Fashionista’s telling us that suddenly big asses and manly arms are chic....
Hence, her nomination.
NOW WE KNOW WHO TO BLAME
Born into wealth, never did an honest day's work in their lives, lived in a bubble of fawning fellow wealthy people who share the same progressive opinions, and are never, I mean NEVER challenged by the little people they step over.
Or step on. Like they stepped in dog shit.
Without knowing her politics, I already knew her politics.