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Is Michelle Obama pondering her own future run for president?
Investors ^ | April 30, 2012 | Andrew Malcolm

Posted on 04/30/2012 5:24:56 PM PDT by bkopto

Is Michelle Obama considering a Hillary Clinton move and running for the White House after her husband's term(s) are done?

It's not the kind of question Barack Obama or his strategists really want aired these days as he builds up his money war-chest and tries to establish the rationale for why voters should forget what he hasn't done and focus on Republican wrongs. According to a campaign aide, the president will "begin" his reelection campaign this Saturday, after more than 100 campaign fundraisers.

But the current first lady, who's playing a very active if little-noticed fundraising role across the country this cycle, sent mixed signals about her own future the other day when answering questions from some children visiting the White House.

One 12-year-old girl named Madeline asked, "Will you ever run for president?"

"Absolutely not, " the first lady replied, as tradition dictates, drawing audience laughter.

"Being President is a really hard job and it’s an important job. And when my husband is running for president, we’re right in there; we’re serving, too. And I think that once his terms are over, we’ll go on to do other important things -- because there are so many ways that you can help this country and the world, even if you’re not President of the United States."

A modicum of news coverage focused on Mrs. Obama's denial of interest and her outspoken assumption as a given of a second Obama term without the usual modest qualifier: "if the American people grant us another term."

But less attention was awarded to the first lady's ensuing comments about her own skills and future followed by five intriguing words: "So I probably won't run."

Probably won't run? 'Probably won't run' is not 'Absolutely not.'

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TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: mooch; obama

1 posted on 04/30/2012 5:25:04 PM PDT by bkopto
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To: bkopto
And I think that once his terms are over,

The arrogance of that wookie b!tch.

2 posted on 04/30/2012 5:28:43 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: bkopto
The good news is that she can't be any worse than what we've got now.The bad news is that she can be EVERY BIT AS BAD!
3 posted on 04/30/2012 5:30:14 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: bkopto

Fat chance. (HA!)


4 posted on 04/30/2012 5:34:09 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: EGPWS
Maybe she knows how skillful at cheating Democrats are? Or that the firm the Obamas have contracted with to count the votes is? There are a myriad reason why he could win. IMHO, none of them are legitimate. If November 2012 is a clean election, Obama will lose in a landslide. And those opinion polls that have him neck and neck with Romney? I doubt many Dems will admit they won't vote for Obama this time. But I have to believe that most Dems are as fearful for the complete destruction of the USA as we are.
5 posted on 04/30/2012 5:34:25 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: bkopto

Bahaha! Little Richard for President!!

I want one of those bumper stickers!


6 posted on 04/30/2012 5:34:25 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: bkopto

Ever notice moochele always says “my husband” and never “barak?”

I am pretty sure she would call him by his real name “barry” so she uses that device to hide the fact she is afraid she will give herself away.

Or, more than likely, her real name for him — “a*hole.”


7 posted on 04/30/2012 5:34:37 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: Gay State Conservative

The good news is that she can’t be any worse than what we’ve got now.”

IMO she will be much worse and in a whole lot of different ways. If you think BO is evil you ain’t seen nothing yet.


8 posted on 04/30/2012 5:36:01 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: bkopto

She is not elgible to be president as, we have never seen her birth certificate and she is married to a non citizen.


9 posted on 04/30/2012 5:38:16 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: bkopto

A large part of Obama’s 2nd term, and our monies, will be devoted to placing Hillary and Warren in the WH.


10 posted on 04/30/2012 5:41:20 PM PDT by Pasadena2k
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To: Ken H
Fat chance. (HA!)

Nicely done. Brevity *is* the soul of wit. :-)

11 posted on 04/30/2012 5:42:55 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Ken H

Fat chance. (HA!)


Millions would vote for her. How many millions is the question.

Sick, isn’t it.


12 posted on 04/30/2012 5:57:45 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: bkopto

...meet the new 2020 Air Force One

13 posted on 04/30/2012 6:11:01 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: freedumb2003

LOL! Completely.


14 posted on 04/30/2012 6:12:29 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: bkopto

No one detests Barry more than I, but at least he is dressed OK *some* of the time (not when he is too casual or running around with his toes showing in his Kenyan sandals).

MO... well, as embarrassing as it is to see too much flesh and inappropriate clothing and undergarments now, it would be even more embarrassing were she in office.


15 posted on 04/30/2012 6:15:00 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: bkopto
No doubt she thinks if 'Hillary' could have thought or 'still can' - and likewise Bill - and so, as well. Obama; whats to ponder?

There should be NO doubt; when people are in it, for the power; as these Lefties ALWAYS are; there is never enough power to satiate their desire.

They want it; and they want it 'bad'; and that is just what we get; and so much worse; when these amorally grounded, 'dispempowered' aka 'humble folk' in their biographies; find themselves, finally; with the 'people's power' and wield it; as a weapon; on their own self-serving behalf.

Anyone rmember; just how hard it was to get the Clinton's out of the White House?

Good chance; their fingernails, still in door jams and in embedded in Oval Office desk; as they were finally sucked out by a vacuum - or close. The Clinton's were 'unprecedented' in their rudeness; by not moving out in timely fashion so that the Bush's could finally get situated. Laughable; save for what was 'outrageous pettiness'.

And then, of course, there was the not so 'petty' thieving. . .Another reason to keep poor and humble - not - Lefties OUT of there!

16 posted on 04/30/2012 6:21:45 PM PDT by cricket ( It is not just 'the economy' and Newt knows it. . .)
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To: bkopto
arrogance and ignorance in the same package, how convenient... it takes stooopidity on a Mooshelle 0bama order of magnitude to think the American people are stooopid enough to vote her wretched azz into office
17 posted on 04/30/2012 7:06:43 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: bkopto

“Is Michelle Obama pondering her own future run for president?”

Although this prognostication seems laughable on its face, stop and ponder for a few moments…

Notwithstanding Hillary Clinton (who will be too old), just who is “on deck” for the democrats as future presidential contenders? Name three individuals...

And - having considered that - why NOT Michelle?


18 posted on 04/30/2012 7:07:29 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: Pasadena2k

sorry hitlery is headed for the supremes...count on it!


19 posted on 04/30/2012 7:31:41 PM PDT by ldish (Give me Freedom and Liberty or...)
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To: bkopto

While we’re at it, we might as well go ‘full ghetto’ instead of ‘half ghetto’.


20 posted on 04/30/2012 7:56:51 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: bkopto

I hope she runs, in 2016.

She’s probably more qualified than her husband was.


21 posted on 04/30/2012 11:45:15 PM PDT by Kevmo (Judicaret spectator se ipso: Let the lurker decide for himself)
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To: Kevmo

What is it with Dems? Just being someone’s wife doesn’t make you anything. Like I said when Hill was running, would you let your mechanic’s wife work on your car? Your doctor’s wife operate on your gall bladder? Your stock broker’s wife handle your portfolio? It makes you think they desire a royal family, WTF.


22 posted on 05/01/2012 9:46:35 AM PDT by nobamanomore
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