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Michelle Obama’s Oscar cameo was pointless and bizarre
London Daily Telegraph ^ | February 25, 2013 | Nile Gardner

Posted on 02/25/2013 9:32:09 AM PST by Zakeet

It was a better than average Oscar show last night. Host Seth MacFarlane came under fire for some less than tasteful jokes, but there were also a few terrific highlights.

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All in all it was an entertaining evening, recognising some truly great cinematic achievements. However, the entrance of Michelle Obama, via video link, at the end of the ceremony to announce the Best Picture winner was a bizarre moment that was completely pointless. It was reportedly arranged by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, a close friend of the Obamas (hat tip: Drudge Report). If the First Lady was a former actress (à la Carla Sarkozy), or had some official role in promoting the American film industry, it might have made some sense. Mrs. Obama, though, has no connection to the world of cinema.

It was a cringe worthy moment that came across as cynical liberal Hollywood pandering to a Democrat White House, a fitting match for an Obama presidency that is obsessed with show biz celebrities. As Tim Stanley noted earlier, “the bias discredits both the White House and movie industry.” Even the First Lady herself looked a bit embarrassed by the whole affair, and who knows what Jack Nicholson was really thinking about the spectacle.

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KEYWORDS: 2013oscars; culture; hollywood; michelleobama; oscar
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Actually, the Royal Rump has a strong connection to Hollyweird and the world of cinema ... like the rest of her Democrap idols ... as abundantly illustrated above

1 posted on 02/25/2013 9:32:18 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

I did catch that Weinstein fat slob caught walking in front of the stage at one point, I can’t recall what was happening at the time but clearly recall seeing his fat head.

Sickening


2 posted on 02/25/2013 9:37:39 AM PST by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: Zakeet

I boycotted it, as I do most network programming. The best show on TV is BBC America’s ‘Top Gear’ and that’s about it. I’m shocked the Celebrity-In-Chief didn’t show up and that it was only the ‘First Celebrity’ who did.


3 posted on 02/25/2013 9:38:17 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I watched “Worst cook in America”

Substitute cook for actor and there that’ve it, the Oscars.


4 posted on 02/25/2013 9:42:23 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Got a problem? Nothing a drone strike can't fix.)
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To: Zakeet

didn’t bother...Duck Dynasty reruns instead.


5 posted on 02/25/2013 9:42:57 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Zakeet

6 posted on 02/25/2013 9:43:08 AM PST by red-dawg
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To: Zakeet

Hardly pointless. An abject lesson in “See what I can do that you can’t”.


7 posted on 02/25/2013 9:44:53 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Why anyone watches the “pat me on the back I am more important than you show” dumbfounds me.


8 posted on 02/25/2013 9:48:13 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Zakeet

Yeah, but FR is talking about it non-stop...


9 posted on 02/25/2013 9:49:45 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: Zakeet

I’m giving up Fallon...Too bad...He had some good stuff...Just don’t like boot lickers...


10 posted on 02/25/2013 9:49:51 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Zakeet

I heard they had some obamas overflowing at the Oscars.


11 posted on 02/25/2013 9:54:38 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Zakeet

Methinks Zero is taking this Romanesque bread-and-circuses thing a little too far, but then again, his low-info voters/supporters (including the “media”) are quite a few synapses short of brains. As long as it works for them, huh?


12 posted on 02/25/2013 9:55:36 AM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Zakeet
It was a better than average Oscar show last night.

Not from what I saw. Some people owe Franco and Hathaway apologies for slamming their hosting.

Host Seth MacFarlane came under fire for some less than tasteful jokes, but there were also a few terrific highlights.

If you wrote this yourself you probably alienated half your audience. That guy is smug and extremely annoying. As one poster said on another site "There is a grating smarminess about him." Also he wasn't very funny. And he knew he wasn't funny (or should have), so why bother with him?

Michelle Obama’s Oscar cameo was pointless and bizarre

No argument there. That woman is starting to get on my nerves.

13 posted on 02/25/2013 9:59:23 AM PST by x
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To: Zakeet

Where’s Chuck Barris when you need him?


14 posted on 02/25/2013 10:00:47 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: AllAmericanGirl44
His wife...but she comes from a rich family...not simply a gold digger..he's 61, she's 36

married this (?)

I detest Weinstein...his company has made a few decent films but he is behind much of that in Hollywood that works overtime to transform the US into a vision he and Obama share

the secular progressive dream with folks like them as puppet masters and who think all that came before is one big transgression against them and their forebears

at our expense...Harvey is Obama's go to Hollywood guy like Geffen was for the Clinton's

he does have a nose for good scripts though

15 posted on 02/25/2013 10:01:07 AM PST by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: SMARTY

I’d much rather watch Gene Gene the Dancing Machine than Moochelle.


16 posted on 02/25/2013 10:01:59 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo; Zakeet
Yeah, but FR is talking about it non-stop...

Talking about what ?

17 posted on 02/25/2013 10:03:20 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: dfwgator

Ha! I LOVED that guy!


18 posted on 02/25/2013 10:08:27 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Zakeet

She’s just trying to get in half the face time that her asshat husband gets. Are there twitters about her running for potus?


19 posted on 02/25/2013 10:13:22 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Zakeet
And here to present the award for the most pointless bizarre cameo appearance is...


20 posted on 02/25/2013 10:14:00 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Zakeet

Moochelle should have one an award for the best Mo Howard look alike with those awful bangs of hers. LOL!


21 posted on 02/25/2013 10:15:07 AM PST by Marathoner 244
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To: wardaddy
not simply a gold digger..he's 61, she's 36

She looks more like a 32 A to me.

22 posted on 02/25/2013 10:17:05 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: dfwgator

23 posted on 02/25/2013 10:22:11 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Zakeet

Imagine if Laura Bush presented the award...

The left would be screaming for a month about it


24 posted on 02/25/2013 10:28:48 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: UCANSEE2

There are two more threads on this since this thread.


25 posted on 02/25/2013 10:42:27 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: Zakeet

If the First Lady was a former actress (à la Carla Sarkozy), or had some official role in promoting the American film industry, it might have made some sense.


Or if her husband was a former Hollywood actor. (But the media would have skewered Nancy Reagan, and some in the audience would have booed).


26 posted on 02/25/2013 11:14:21 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Universal Background Check -> Registration -> Confiscation -> Oppression -> Extermination)
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To: wardaddy

Great candid pic of the big blob - who are these freaks??


27 posted on 02/25/2013 11:17:01 AM PST by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: Zakeet

“If Michelle was told to butt out, she’d have to make at least two trips.” - read earlier on the internet

I have often referred to Hillary Clinton as “the Flying Buttress” for her shuttle diplomacy and her keel-heavy need to wear only pantsuits.

That title will now have to be handed on after last night. The new Flying Buttress now comes wrapped in aluminum foil & has a mean looking set of teeth.


28 posted on 02/25/2013 11:27:33 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Zakeet

No, IMO, it was not a pointless appearance. My opinion C&P’d from another thread:

Setting up Wookievita for the 2016 coronation, of course.

All through the Obama Infestation, she has always seemed like she was telling us all where to go with her outrageous fashions and lack of attempt at looking ladylike and graceful in her position as FLOTUS. I remember thinking that, surely, she had people to teach her protocol, to tell her you don’t go outside in shorts with your bra strap hanging out, that you exit a car, a plane, in a certain way etc. I concluded that she, apparently, told all of them to take a flying leap.

I found myself a little puzzled when I could see, on Inauguration Day, that she clearly had been taking lessons in walking. She was obviously trying to put one foot in front of the other, model-style, instead of her usual Frankenstein stagger. Then, she came out with the bangs recently to cover those eyebrows that make her look eternally ticked off.

It all make sense now. Soros has decreed that she will be our first female and first real black president — the halfrican doesn’t count.

Wookievita — perhaps I should get a copyright on that.


29 posted on 02/25/2013 12:08:41 PM PST by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: Zakeet

I think the whole thing is very instructive. It shows the close ties and warm feelings the one percent people in Hollywood have for the Obamas. And it shows how inane and clueless Hollywood producers are when one of them thinks such and idea would actually go over well.


30 posted on 02/25/2013 12:18:39 PM PST by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I’m wondering why Barack wasn’t interviewed for his Oscar picks.


31 posted on 02/25/2013 12:20:13 PM PST by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: wardaddy

Producing movies takes money, not talent.


32 posted on 02/25/2013 12:23:03 PM PST by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Zakeet

Her appearance wasn’t pointless. It was part of the continuing attempt to glorify these two racist occupiers of our White HOuse.


33 posted on 02/25/2013 12:28:40 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn....)
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To: SaxxonWoods

I swear Obama and Michelle are becoming more like Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu with each passing day.


34 posted on 02/25/2013 12:29:45 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: wardaddy

And very young wife is preggers with their second child....
Imagine that coupling if you dare!


35 posted on 02/25/2013 12:34:42 PM PST by matginzac
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To: matginzac

I was watching “Saving Private Ryan” on TV for about the tenth time. Wife watched the Oscars and briefed me this morning.


36 posted on 02/25/2013 12:55:05 PM PST by Ax
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While I really liked SPR, the idea that this film allows Speilberg and Hanks to wrap themselves in the flag repulses me...
Band of Brothers, though long, gives me my WWII fix...love it!


37 posted on 02/25/2013 1:02:12 PM PST by matginzac
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To: matginzac

Do you think that John Ford directing and John Wayne in Hanks’ role would’ve improved SPR? “Band of Brothers” will live forever.


38 posted on 02/25/2013 2:34:17 PM PST by Ax
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To: Zakeet

Nope I know why it was done.

It was to project an image to the low info voter - the kind who watches the Oscars - and tie a film about a successful rescue of embassy staff and have it obscure/transfer over to Obama and confuse the whol Benghazi failure to do anything to save a freaking Ambassador and several staff.

They see Moocher presenting this and talkign about it, and they will transfer these feelings/thoughts subtly to any criticism of Obama on Benghazi and it will play down any negatives about that.

Won’t work on us, but it will on people who like Obama and/or don’t know much about either subject.


39 posted on 02/25/2013 3:33:20 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Ax

Well, yeah...the Duke was the best!
One of my other fave WWII movies, Pacific Theatre, is “They Were Expendable”....absolutely outstanding film....


40 posted on 02/25/2013 3:50:08 PM PST by matginzac
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To: matginzac

I’ve got “They Were Expendable” recorded forever.


41 posted on 02/25/2013 4:01:06 PM PST by Ax
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To: Ax

Wise FReeper!
Watching it every now and then keeps you sane, right?
For REAL torture, being a baby boomer and Nam era young adult, I’ll watch the Christmas Specials Bob Hope did for troops in Southesast Asia where they closed every show with “Silent Night”, all the kids knew the words and no one screamed separation of church and state.
Have yet to make it through with a dry eye....


42 posted on 02/25/2013 4:28:19 PM PST by matginzac
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To: Zakeet

Shelley owebama isn’t smart enough to have been embarrassed at the spectacle she is.


43 posted on 02/25/2013 4:35:10 PM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Just don’t like boot lickers...


I second that emotion! : )


45 posted on 02/25/2013 4:41:21 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: wardaddy

I think he went down to the crossroads and made himself a deal...


46 posted on 02/25/2013 4:47:52 PM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Beelzebubba

It’s all about fags..........


47 posted on 02/25/2013 4:48:46 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Zakeet

Hollywood and It’s inhabitants live in a moral and billion dollar cesspool. That so many people give homage and money to support such a place and It’s enablers is a reflection of the character of many people in the USA.It would be interesting to know how much welfare money is being spent on the keeping this cesspool open.


48 posted on 02/25/2013 5:05:11 PM PST by noinfringers2
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To: noinfringers2

The passion and narnia. my last two movie trips.


49 posted on 02/25/2013 5:16:33 PM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: noinfringers2

“That so many people give homage and money to support such a place and It’s enablers is a reflection of the character of many people in the USA.It would be interesting to know how much welfare money is being spent on the keeping this cesspool open.”


I’m a movie goer and go almost weekly. I know many movie lovers and we are all certainly intelligent enough to separate the wheat from the chaff.

It’s 2 hours a week of complete relaxation and entertainment with no interruptions.

,


50 posted on 02/25/2013 5:23:13 PM PST by Mears
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