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'Selfie' diplomacy: Michelle Obama looks unamused by Barack's joking with Danish prime minister
Telegraph ^ | 12-10-13 | Raf Sanchez

Posted on 12/10/2013 11:10:26 AM PST by SJackson

First lady appears to fail to see the funny side as her husband takes a 'selfie' with Helle Thorning-Schmidt and David Cameron

For a memorial service it was a remarkably jovial scene: Barack Obama, David Cameron and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish prime minister, huddled together for a smart phone photograph.

But one person looked distinctly less amused by the world leaders' "selfie" - Michelle Obama.

The First Lady stared straight ahead, hands clasped in her lap, while her husband laughed with the Europeans at Nelson Mandela's memorial in Johannesburg.

Another photograph shows shows her looking on, unsmiling, as Mr Obama shared a joke with Ms Thorning-Schmidt and patted her on the shoulder.


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Doesn't Michelle understand, it's all about him.

Funerals are fun at this level.

1 posted on 12/10/2013 11:10:26 AM PST by SJackson
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She is thinking “Why he be hittin on dat blonde woman?”


2 posted on 12/10/2013 11:12:42 AM PST by forgotten man
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To: SJackson
FNOTUS is not amused, POTUS will have his ass whipped when they get on Air Force WON.

Or maybe a mouth full of ....hot pepper.

3 posted on 12/10/2013 11:15:05 AM PST by USS Alaska (If I could...I would.)
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To: USS Alaska

Highly inappropriate funeral/memorial service behavior.


4 posted on 12/10/2013 11:16:06 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Black Agnes

“Highly inappropriate funeral/memorial service behavior.”

Yeah, by all of ‘em.


5 posted on 12/10/2013 11:18:00 AM PST by V_TWIN
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To: SJackson

All three of these so-called leaders are embarrassing themselves, acting like teenagers at a party. Just another example of children being in charge when liberals are elected. Michelle is only mad cuz she wasn’t included.


6 posted on 12/10/2013 11:18:04 AM PST by yellowdoghunter (Welcome to Obamastan!)
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To: SJackson

Funny that didn’t include the picture taken a bit later showing that the Obama switched seats putting Michelle between BO and the Danish PM.


7 posted on 12/10/2013 11:18:27 AM PST by Bob
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To: forgotten man
uh...no, she is not. Moose knows squirrel not interested in women. Moose thinking, "Another stupid honky b****'s gaydar broken."
8 posted on 12/10/2013 11:18:39 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: USS Alaska

She looks like she’s ready to bitch-slap him.


9 posted on 12/10/2013 11:18:43 AM PST 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: SJackson

Black guys and blondes. At least she’s not a 200 pound hag like they usually go for. Meanwhile, his old lady is pissed. I would bet that a very loud and very one-sided conversation followed.


10 posted on 12/10/2013 11:19:02 AM PST by ozzymandus
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To: USS Alaska

The one of Mooch staring daggers at Carla Bruni is the best one though.


11 posted on 12/10/2013 11:19:15 AM PST by technically right
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To: Black Agnes

To be fair it was not your typical funeral service.

Lots of dancing, smiling and singing.

Which imho is appropriate or might be for Christians.

If we truly believe.

A baptist going away party.


12 posted on 12/10/2013 11:19:33 AM PST by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: SJackson

You can be the POTUS, but when you’re sitting next to a hot blonde with nice legs - all men are the same.


13 posted on 12/10/2013 11:20:31 AM PST by Lou Budvis
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To: SJackson
In this series of shots it is clear that the Mooch is not happy and in the second frame the PM from Denmark appears startled by something that just happened. Obviously, Barack just got his comeuppance too.

In the third frame Moochelle puts an end to the flirting by plopping herself between them.


14 posted on 12/10/2013 11:21:18 AM PST by Baynative (Wake me up early, be good to my dogs and teach my children to pray.)
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To: SJackson
He was probably drunk.

Again.

15 posted on 12/10/2013 11:22:16 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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To: V_TWIN

Reminds me of when slick willie got caught laughing while walking up to Ron Browns funeral, then when he saw the cameras started to cry..................what a pizza.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf8TOGrq8Bo


16 posted on 12/10/2013 11:22:48 AM PST by V_TWIN
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To: Eurotwit

Depends on the demeanor of the immediate family IMHO. If they’re still in deep mourning it’s inappropriate to have a circus atomosphere. These aren’t a bunch of teenagers, they’re world leaders.

Looking at the demeanor of the other guests in the bigger view pictures it would seem to be dramatically out of place.

Even Michelle knows it’s out of place. The look on her face screams ‘you’re gonna get it when we get in private!’.


17 posted on 12/10/2013 11:24:54 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: SJackson

Doesn’t he allow only his official photographers to capture his image? I guess this is what they have decided to amuse us with today. He is quite the narcissist as always. Will the millenials be impressed? . . .


18 posted on 12/10/2013 11:25:08 AM PST by Bluebird Singing
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To: SJackson
Well, she's got nothing to worry about when it comes to the blond....Cameron is who she needs to worry about.
19 posted on 12/10/2013 11:25:30 AM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: USS Alaska
FNOTUS is not amused, POTUS will have his ass whipped when they get on Air Force WON.

I hope the first linebacker throws his sorry bu++ out of air farce one when they are at 37,000 feet.

20 posted on 12/10/2013 11:25:36 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Madame Dufarge

Yep. And pretending to like girls.


21 posted on 12/10/2013 11:25:53 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SJackson
Michelle Obama switches seats with the president after he was flirting with Danish PM
22 posted on 12/10/2013 11:26:15 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Revelation 6:10)
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To: SJackson
Hee, hee, hee.

Nuff said.

23 posted on 12/10/2013 11:29:55 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: Baynative

Note that Susan Rice, Valerie Jarrett and Eric Holder are sitting one row back.


24 posted on 12/10/2013 11:30:38 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: SJackson

Michelle Obama has that dour perpetually pissed off look of a chronic alcoholic.


25 posted on 12/10/2013 11:31:03 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: SJackson

26 posted on 12/10/2013 11:33:38 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: SJackson

27 posted on 12/10/2013 11:34:18 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: USS Alaska

Izzat Grady sittin in front of barry?


28 posted on 12/10/2013 11:36:33 AM PST by Old Yeller
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To: JoeProBono

National Embarrassment.


29 posted on 12/10/2013 11:38:45 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Revelation 6:10)
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To: USS Alaska





30 posted on 12/10/2013 11:39:29 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: USS Alaska

It’s a club, and MO ain’t in it!

Actually, “O” ain’t either. He crashed the gate!


31 posted on 12/10/2013 11:40:49 AM PST by SMARTY ("Through money, democracy becomes its own destroyer, after money has destroyed intellect. " Spengler)
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To: V_TWIN

yep, he was a gigantic fake too.


32 posted on 12/10/2013 11:42:14 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: V_TWIN

Yeah, the life of the self obsessed who lack all empathy.


33 posted on 12/10/2013 11:43:20 AM PST by JimSEA
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To: SJackson

I can’t imagine being married to moochelle. She always has that hateful look on her face..


34 posted on 12/10/2013 11:45:15 AM PST by cardinal4
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To: JoeProBono

I’d love to know what Helle’s texting. (’Obama’s wife just about broke my thigh-bone slamming her hams down!’)?


35 posted on 12/10/2013 11:49:00 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: yellowdoghunter

Oh, I don’t think Anyone is going to mistake mooch’s look as any kind of authentic moral outrage


36 posted on 12/10/2013 11:50:03 AM PST by stanne
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To: SJackson

My first reaction is ‘what a miserable *&%^’ but then I remember she’s married to Barack Obama.


37 posted on 12/10/2013 11:50:09 AM PST by skeeter
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To: SJackson

Obama tells Mandela memorial: “He makes me want to be a better man”

Jack Nicholson in the movie “As Good As it Gets” to Helen Hunt character...”You make me want to be a better man”

His speech writers are real orignal and probably think the masses will react the same way Helen Hunt character did and fall in love with 0.


38 posted on 12/10/2013 11:51:57 AM PST by RetSignman
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To: Berlin_Freeper

39 posted on 12/10/2013 11:58:39 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: RetSignman

The masses are expected to rise in unison and say, “You had us at ‘Forward!’ Dear Leader!”
Surprised this thread is still alive. Others are getting yanked, due to comments I suppose.


40 posted on 12/10/2013 12:01:40 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: ozzymandus

He is married to the 200 lb. hag.


41 posted on 12/10/2013 12:04:43 PM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: JoeProBono

Seriously?


42 posted on 12/10/2013 12:06:58 PM PST by Chickensoup (we didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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To: SJackson

“I never thought I’d be nostalgic for the quiet, somber dignity of the Wellstone memorial”. —Iowahawk


43 posted on 12/10/2013 12:07:37 PM PST by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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God, Barack is gonna have a black eye by the time he gets back to DC. Mooch is gonna make him pay.


44 posted on 12/10/2013 12:09:39 PM PST by sunmars
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You shouldn't be messin with Sasquatch.
45 posted on 12/10/2013 12:12:20 PM PST by One_American
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To: JoeProBono

46 posted on 12/10/2013 12:12:55 PM PST by SMARTY ("Through money, democracy becomes its own destroyer, after money has destroyed intellect. " Spengler)
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I can’t remember another time where I looked at a photo and though Mrs Obama was the classy one. How embarrassing to have the leader of the free world acting like a teenager at a state funeral


47 posted on 12/10/2013 12:13:48 PM PST by old and tired
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President Selfie is at it again. This wasn’t about flirting...it was about feeding his narcissism.


48 posted on 12/10/2013 12:14:05 PM PST by CASchack
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To: technically right

49 posted on 12/10/2013 12:14:20 PM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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“Highly inappropriate funeral/memorial service behavior.”

I will be honest, if I am at a funeral of someone who has been debilitated and bedridden by various illnesses, and has been at death's bed for quite a period of time -- I am not going to be mourning. 95 years was beyond the fourscore years allotted to the strong in the Bible - so Mr. Mandela had a good run of years.

If I was at Mandela's funeral, though, I would be mourning - but simply because I thought the individual was probably destined for hell (based on what we know. Hopefully he had a private conversion before he passed on).
If I thought the person was probably destined for Heaven -- I'd be happy. I wouldn't be snappy 'selfies', but I certainly would not be sad.

So, as much as I'm glad to take a crow-bar to Mr. Obama wherever possible, this is not one of those cases -- except for the self-photo part - that was pretty tacky.

50 posted on 12/10/2013 12:14:57 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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