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Jealous Michelle vs. Oprah
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Posted on 05/13/2012 2:37:30 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Jealous Michelle vs. Oprah

By EDWARD KLEIN

Last Updated: 5:33 AM, May 13, 2012

Posted: 11:13 PM, May 12, 2012

In his new book, “The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House,” journalist Edward Klein reveals how even former friends and political allies of the president have become frustrated with his remoteness and bungling of crises. Klein, former editor of The New York Times Magazine and frequent contributor to Vanity Fair, interviewed numerous members of Obama’s inner circle. In this excerpt, he explains how even celebrity backer Oprah Winfrey was shoved aside.

Shortly after the 2008 presidential election, Oprah Winfrey traveled to Washington, DC, to nail down an interview for O, The Oprah Magazine with Michelle Obama. Oprah expected the president-elect and his wife to give her a reception fit for visiting royalty, and for the occasion, she took along Gayle King, the magazine’s editor-at-large and her constant companion.

More than a year and a half had passed since Oprah announced that she was throwing her support behind Barack Obama in his primary race against Hillary Clinton. The endorsement had represented a calculated risk for the queen of daytime television. It was one thing for her to recommend a book or launch the career of Dr. Phil, but it was quite another for her to back a political candidate.

As it turned out, a sizable chunk of her audience took offense and stopped watching her show. No sooner had Oprah hit the campaign trail, appearing beside Obama at one primary rally after another, than her personal favorability ratings began to slide, falling from 74 to 66 percent. Her unfavorable ratings suffered an even worse fate; they jumped from 17 to 26 percent.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: michelleobama; moochelle; oprah

1 posted on 05/13/2012 2:37:36 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

“Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.”
Groucho Marx


2 posted on 05/13/2012 2:57:22 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Sub-Driver

Have said right along that Obama likes Oprah....A LOT....and that Michelle is a b****.


3 posted on 05/13/2012 3:00:48 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

Only in this country could a fat lesbian with deformed goldfish eyes become a billionaire by just “talking” to people, if you can call looking at yourself in the monitor while other people complain about their problems “talking”.. And how does she pay back that country? By endorsing an avowed Marxist who has put millions out of work and will put millions more out if he is reelected. And she is ticked off because she has to talk to an underling? Hey you endorsed this slimebag Oafrah. How does it feel destroying your career for it? Getting stabbed in the back? It’s what he’s done to the entire country only a billion times worse.


4 posted on 05/13/2012 3:05:01 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Sub-Driver

Michelle’s facial expressions make any executioner’s facial expressions more jovial than Red Skelton.


5 posted on 05/13/2012 3:18:35 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Sub-Driver

Been saying.....Michelle does NOT want another term.


6 posted on 05/13/2012 3:42:04 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

I ordered this on Kindle the minute I heard about it. It won’t be released till next week. Sounds like fun!


7 posted on 05/13/2012 3:47:38 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Sub-Driver

HA! This is so funny and I have no doubt that it’s true!


8 posted on 05/13/2012 3:49:56 AM PDT by Cricket24
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Celebrity does not bestow political insight. In fact, the opposite might be true. Do not trust and entertainer's opinion of political issues or candidates.

Unfortunately, not enough of your countrymen follow that advice.

9 posted on 05/13/2012 3:57:21 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"...Oprah raged: 'Michelle hates fat people and doesn’t want me waddling around the White House!'"

Words fail me.

10 posted on 05/13/2012 4:04:08 AM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: Sub-Driver

It's hard to believe Michelle would want to push Oprah aside. ;-)

11 posted on 05/13/2012 4:11:56 AM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is nonsense. Barry has never been attracted to women, except for their influence and money. Certainly not sexually.


12 posted on 05/13/2012 4:14:52 AM PDT by sueQ
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To: Sub-Driver
...Barack... had no truck with wealthy people, except as a source of campaign contributions

That about sums it up.

What a cast of clowns. Barack, Michelle, Valerie, Oprah. This country is in sorry shape. Narcissists to the core.

13 posted on 05/13/2012 4:28:59 AM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Sub-Driver.


14 posted on 05/13/2012 4:30:17 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama OHprah

Oprah is shocked, shocked I tell you!

15 posted on 05/13/2012 4:31:16 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Michelle.....There’s 50 copies of the NY Post on our doorstep. Guess the newsboy thought we needed the extra papers because of the dog...smirk, smirk...


16 posted on 05/13/2012 4:31:28 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Rocky
"What a cast of clowns. Barack, Michelle, Valerie, Oprah. This country is in sorry shape. Narcissists to the core."

We would have been better off with a carnival troop in charge!

17 posted on 05/13/2012 4:37:07 AM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: miss marmelstein
This book is going to dominate the chatter in America because of the huge void of curiosity created by the fawning media when they spread nothing but lies and apocryphal leg tingling tales about Obama.

"Hang on Barry...it's gonna be a bumpy ride to November."

18 posted on 05/13/2012 4:55:46 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Sub-Driver
He seemed to be in awe of the talk-show host, sometimes giving her advice priority over Michelle’s. For instance, Oprah thought that Obama was overexposing himself on television and told him to pull back. Though Michelle disagreed, Obama listened to Oprah and restricted his TV appearances.

So, had he listened to Moochie, he would be on TV, lecturing us, 7 days a week instead of his current six (or so it seems)?

19 posted on 05/13/2012 5:00:21 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Sub-Driver

sounds like a good read! happy Mothers Day to all!!


20 posted on 05/13/2012 5:04:19 AM PDT by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
To: Sub-Driver

“Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.”

Groucho Marx

Yeah and behind "this wife" is....well, whatever one calls it, its at least, 2 ax handles wide

miclelle4

"Oprah raged: “Michelle hates fat people and doesn’t want me waddling around the White House!”

Yah got that right Oprah; there ain't enough room for 2 fat-assed, beatches in the People's house

21 posted on 05/13/2012 5:23:29 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: sueQ

I agree about that...However, I can absolutely see Mooch being jealous of another “woman”. She can’t fight his down low activities, but she sure can channel that into being jealous of women that he interacts with. What a marriage.


22 posted on 05/13/2012 5:29:03 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: miss marmelstein

Damn, I love a good cat fight in the morning!

23 posted on 05/13/2012 5:44:09 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Sub-Driver

The rise of Oprah: too many lazy , Crap TV watching, jack ass people, buying into her bullshit. (Ditto Obama.) Don’t know the demos on Oprah. But I gotta guess, chronically unemployed, a lot of women, gays, are high on the list. Big surprise she came out for Obama. NOT.

One time I did watch Oprah a bilzillion years ago, I see the live audience and after wiping the vomit stains off my sofa, I realize she is a high brow version of Jerry Springer.

Click.

Never clicked back on.


24 posted on 05/13/2012 5:53:05 AM PDT by RacerX1128 (Cornered in CA)
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To: billorites

I can’t wait for this book to show up on my kindle!


25 posted on 05/13/2012 6:12:14 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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