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Michelle Obama: No tension with husband's aides (People paint me as "some angry black woman")
CBS News ^ | January 12, 2012

Posted on 01/11/2012 5:24:26 AM PST by maggief

(CBS News)

Michelle Obama said depictions of friction in a new book, "The Obamas," between her and former top aides to her husband, President Obama, aren't true.

In a wide-ranging interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King, the first lady also said that some have tried to portray her as an "angry black woman" since Mr. Obama first announced he was seeking the presidency.

" ... I guess it's more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here and a strong woman and-- you know? But that's been an image that people have tried to paint of me since the day Barack announced, that I'm some angry black woman."

"The Obamas," written by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor, reports that there was tension with former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanual and with former presidential Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

But Mrs. Obama told King that simply wasn't so.

"Rahm is -- and Amy, his wife, are some of our dearest friends," Mrs. Obama says. "Rahm and I have never had a cross word. He's a funny guy."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


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KEYWORDS: angryblackwoman; jodikantor; mantoinette; michelleobama
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To: manc

“the shows are full of drama queens, girlie men and a few hours plugging the liberal agenda.”

Girlie men — you nailed it. The men adopt a chatty, feminine persona (e.g., Harry Smith, who I’m convinced is a woman), which goes hand-in-hand with ultra-liberal, or else they act like 6th grade pre-pubescent gossipy boys (Stephanopolos).

NPR follows suit, where only the women have low voices, or they have a snarky, self-superior tone (e.g., Scott Simon), or the sing-song tones of the idiotic liberal-activist “science” guy, Ira Flatow.


51 posted on 01/11/2012 6:11:05 AM PST by WL-law
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To: SharpRightTurn

“Painting her as an angry black woman” is the equivalent of painting watermelons green or oranges orange.

Oh, I mentioned watermelons, I suppose “that’s racist”.


52 posted on 01/11/2012 6:11:05 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SharpRightTurn

It’s the boob belt.


53 posted on 01/11/2012 6:11:21 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Gimme that old time fossil fuel.)
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To: WL-law

NPR follows suit, where only the women have low voices, or they have a snarky, self-superior tone (e.g., Scott Simon), or the sing-song tones of the idiotic liberal-activist “science” guy, Ira Flatow.


Truth. I call it “National Faggotry Radio”. I have to change to a sports station usually in a matter of milliseconds - drives me up a wall. How do they *all* manage to sound that way? Disgusting.


54 posted on 01/11/2012 6:13:44 AM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: C210N

The ugliness of this harpy’s angry, bitter, race-baiting soul is simply mirrored by her vile, loathesome, Medusa-like visage. I don’t care how un-Christian this sounds, I mean it with all my heart. I wish all the pain, suffering and misery they have inflicted on the American people since Inauguration Day 2009 is visited tenfold upon her and her family. No catastrophe is too dreadful to befall them. May she soon pray the Earth to swallow her up and the mountains to fall upon her.


55 posted on 01/11/2012 6:14:13 AM PST by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: WL-law

My MIL turned the today show on while she was here and they had a girlie guy telling women what is the best thing for women to wear on their waists, shoulders etc

The next clip was two men and a woman who were loving the fact the guys there were acting like women.

After the AD’s they had a segment which had another girlie guy on.

I told my MIL turn it over I can’;t watch this crap.

She put it on the good morning America and there too was girlie men but also some woman who tried hard to look like a guy.

How anyone can watch those shows is beyond me, it is not entertainment it is not news it is the lefts agenda.
If these people got out of the north east and out of their elitist circles and cocktail parties and got to other parts of the country they would be shocked to see how the majority of folks are.


56 posted on 01/11/2012 6:15:47 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: manc

I want to know who watches those shows and The View. If View wasn’t reported on news channels I would have never heard of it.


57 posted on 01/11/2012 6:15:47 AM PST by mel (There are only 2 races decent and undecent people)
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To: manc

“diverse” is defined by the left as “fewer white people and less traditional American culture”.

Therefore, a room full of black or hispanic people is “more diverse” than a room with equal parts white, asian, hispanic, and black people.


58 posted on 01/11/2012 6:17:25 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: manc
does anyone actually watch these morning shows like the today show Good morning America etc?

You bet they do, and then they go and vote.

59 posted on 01/11/2012 6:19:15 AM PST by Jim Noble ("The Germans: At your feet, or at your throat" - Winston Churchill)
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To: mel

Yea LOL the view is another.
What view 3 cackling women spouting left wing crap shouting out the republican and then having a liberal guest on there too.

It’;s all defined as entertainment but it is disguised as that so they can push their left wing agenda and get people used to seeing girlie men, fairy men , drama queens and even shows on HGTV<think it is. has shows where two of the same sex look for an house and the show tries to make them appear a normal couple.

It’s all to make the public get used to their agenda and I;ve still yet to meet anyone who can tell me why they watch all of that crap.


60 posted on 01/11/2012 6:21:18 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: maggief
"People paint me as "some angry black woman"

That's because you ARE an ANGRY BLACK WOMAN! Real people (not sycophant hanger on "friends of Obama") see you for exactly what you are: a radical angry black woman who thinks she is "your Excellency" Marie Antoinette.

61 posted on 01/11/2012 6:21:32 AM PST by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Jim Noble

very sad but you are correct.


62 posted on 01/11/2012 6:22:04 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: MrB

NAIL ON HEAD.

One white kid and 15 blacks and the room is diverse.
One black kid and 15 whites and the room is not diverse.

I swear liberalism is a mental disease helped on by other liberals who tell them that they are correct or by parents who say kids need to find themselves at aged 5.


63 posted on 01/11/2012 6:23:26 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: maggief

One of the signs that someone is deliberately lying is the wide open eyes and wrinkled forehead.


64 posted on 01/11/2012 6:23:30 AM PST by Dan(9698)
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To: newnhdad
at the end of the day, it’s always about race with the Obama’s.

Yep. There have been countless tell-all books about how presidents and First Ladies have been nasty to the staff. Think back to the books about Hillary throwing an ash tray at a Secret Service agent and getting into screaming fights in the White House. Think about how Nancy Reagan was portrayed in books as "cold" to the staff. Yet when the exact same thing is written about Obama, its racial.

66 posted on 01/11/2012 6:28:06 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Dan(9698); All

Video at link:

http://nation.foxnews.com/michelle-obama/2012/01/11/damage-control-people-try-paint-me-some-angry-black-woman


67 posted on 01/11/2012 6:30:35 AM PST by maggief
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To: manc

The last few lines of your post reminds me of a truism:

Liberals love the masses, but hate people.

Conservatives hate the masses but love people.


68 posted on 01/11/2012 6:31:15 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: maggief
The picture of obozo in #19, I always think he has his middle finger up on his temple. I am wrong, surely I am wrong..... (I did not call you shirly, but am I wrong?)
69 posted on 01/11/2012 6:31:53 AM PST by Ditter
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To: manc

Being a human being is personal. Personal relationships with other people. Anything else is only relevant in marketing and politics.


70 posted on 01/11/2012 6:32:04 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: maggief

I wouldn’t call her an angry black woman. I’d call her an angry amazon.


71 posted on 01/11/2012 6:32:54 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: maggief

I do sometimes wonder if she has a red hourglass on her tummy. But, then, the little guy is still alive, so probably not.


72 posted on 01/11/2012 6:33:38 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

good way of putting it.
I always say conservatives look at people and judge them as who they are.

The left loves to look at people by race, religion etc.


73 posted on 01/11/2012 6:35:29 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Russ
Come on, you silly people. She is a loving wife and mother who enjoys baking cookies, reading bedtime stories to her daughters and has never had a harsh word to say to anyone

And, she has toned arms. Don't forget about the toned arms.

74 posted on 01/11/2012 6:36:43 AM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: manc

It just shows the “diversity” push is an anti-traditional American culture movement.
And to extrapolate, it is actually a anti-Christian movement, as traditional American culture is based on Judeo-Christian values.


76 posted on 01/11/2012 6:39:18 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

agree with that.


77 posted on 01/11/2012 6:40:27 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: cripplecreek

She’s a Winnie Mandela wanna-be. If she had the power, she’d be ‘necklacing’ those who displease her. Just like Winnie did.

Scary thing is, she’s not that far from wielding the power she seeks.


78 posted on 01/11/2012 6:41:16 AM PST by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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" Help lift us up, help us fight this fight to change — transform — this country in a fundamental way.

This chance won’t come around again."

~Michelle Obama




Please click the pic


79 posted on 01/11/2012 6:44:10 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

:)


81 posted on 01/11/2012 6:48:38 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: cuban leaf

So true. Most black people tend to view things in terms of race because that’s what gets ingrained to them from their own ‘community’. Compound that with their ‘white enablers’ (their ‘Plantation owners’, white Democrat politicians), and you have molded a very captive, indoctrinated, and subservient class of voters unable to move off the Liberal-racist-thinking plantation.


82 posted on 01/11/2012 6:58:56 AM PST by LibFreeUSA (Pick Your Poison)
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To: manc

When you don’t know a person, all you have to go on is their race, their sex, their manner of dress and, if watching the person “in person”, their mannerisms and the way they move.

As a salesman, I would always treat women differently than men, at least at first. But it was very “slightly” different so as not to “tip my hand”.


83 posted on 01/11/2012 6:59:35 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cripplecreek

Imelda was Miss Philippines and a hero, an icon who was adored by the Philippine people.

The comparison is with out any basis


86 posted on 01/11/2012 7:04:53 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: maggief

No questions on why she has a problem with white irish catholics?


87 posted on 01/11/2012 7:12:06 AM PST by italianquaker ( Mr Obama inherited an AAA rating and made it AA, thnx Resident Zero)
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To: cuban leaf

understand what you’re saying.


88 posted on 01/11/2012 7:16:21 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: SharpRightTurn

Her notes are kind of funny.

And - really - there is a bit of truth to them.

She is undoubtedly an affirmative action student at Princeton.

When people in that intellectual demographic meet a black person - we sort of quickly try to figure out “which type” they are. There are a few basic groups: 1. normal smart kid who happens to be black, 2. Smart black kid fully indoctrinated in black racism, and 3. Not very bright, and usually also fully Black Racist indoctrinated.

Type 2s are sort of shunned - really - does anybody need to listen to that? And type 3s are sort of handled differently - because when you are 20 IQ points ahead of someone - it is really easy to embaress them - so they sort of get the “that’s nice dear” approach. Nobody takes them seriously. (In a room full of IQ = 125+, a 110 is really obvious. They don’t get the same jokes, at the same speed, etc.) (Imagine a room full of Ann Coulters, with Moochelle.)

She didn’t belong there - and then is shocked - when she “feels like an outsider”. She got in on race - then whines that anyone notices.


89 posted on 01/11/2012 7:19:31 AM PST by Eldon Tyrell (question,.)
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To: maggief

Keep your wig on, Mickey!


90 posted on 01/11/2012 7:20:35 AM PST by tumblindice (Rew Scromney)
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To: manc

Unfortunately, I think so...
and throw in “women’s magazines” too...they are full of Obambot worship, “green” living, the “cause” of the week and how to raise your kid into a limp-wristed OWS “advocate”.
Any time someone I meet quotes something from a “morning TV show”, I write them off...


91 posted on 01/11/2012 7:24:36 AM PST by matginzac
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To: Russ

Don’t forget working in her garden....NOT!


92 posted on 01/11/2012 7:25:47 AM PST by matginzac
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To: bert

Cleaning out the treasury and fleeing the country was an endearing trait. LOL


93 posted on 01/11/2012 7:26:41 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: maggief

The descriptor left out ‘worthless’......


94 posted on 01/11/2012 7:34:08 AM PST by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: maggief
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95 posted on 01/11/2012 7:34:20 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: manc

You could be right...
I have a friend who teaches kindergarten in a public school which is predominately black and she is white.
She has a horrible time keeping order and teaching because the kids are disrespectful, undisciplined and “warehoused” there by their parents; she truly believes because she is white, these kids are disrespectful and that they learn it from home. Add the fact that the administration won’t support her and the “rules” favor the disrespect, she wants out of her contract asap. The union reps won’t let her go...hmmmm.


96 posted on 01/11/2012 7:37:27 AM PST by matginzac
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To: Eldon Tyrell

“She is undoubtedly an affirmative action student at Princeton. . . . She got in on race - then whines that anyone notices.”

Agreed.


97 posted on 01/11/2012 7:43:27 AM PST by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: newnhdad

Angry black women are everywhere...so much for the Obamas solving our race problems.

http://www.koinlocal6.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=3175177

This was on the news in Portland yesterday. A very pretty white girl attacked by 3 black girls on our mass transit.

“”I’m shocked... I was honestly confused, shocked. Why are these people doing this to me when I literally did nothing towards them…? These kids must have so much anger in them that they feel like they have to take it out on someone who’s innocent,” Buckland said.”


99 posted on 01/11/2012 7:44:51 AM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: maggief
(People paint me as "some angry black woman")

Well.....if a person is presented with a shoe, then chooses to loudly announce that it fits.....

What a foul woman Moochelle must be. In every picture I've seen, she always looks like she smells something bad.

100 posted on 01/11/2012 7:52:43 AM PST by wbill
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