Skip to comments.Michelle Obama: 'Prison-Like Elements' to Being First Lady, 'But It's a Really Nice Prison'
Posted on 07/02/2013 6:02:37 AM PDT by Rummyfan
In Tanzania, Michelle Obama joked about the "prison-like elements" of being first lady. "[B]ut it's a really nice prison," she said. "You can't complain."
Seat with Laura Bush, Michelle Obama said that wives of presidents "have probably the best job in the world, because while our husbands ... have to react and respond to crises on a minute-to-minute basis, we got to work on what we're passionate about. ... I have just found it a very freeing and liberating opportunity. ... [Laughing] There are prison-like elements, but it's a really nice prison. You can't complain. There are confining elements ... While people are sorting through our shoes and our hair ... whether we cut it or not ... We take our bangs and we stand in front of important things the world needs to see. And eventually people stop looking at the bangs, and start looking at the things we're standing in front of. That's the power of our role," according to quotations provided by Mike Allen.
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Highest priced steaks and highest priced luxury vacations.
Yeah, life can be rough.
All are equal, but some are more equal than others. — George Orwell
And the phoniness continues.
A prison furnished and paid for by us.
When will be the first time she's happy?
So give her early parole and get her, her mother, her children and her incompetent husband OUT of the People’s House!!! GO!!!
paid by us but closed to us because of them.
She certainly has a way with words hasn’t she. Must have enhanced her lexicon, and foot-in-mouth being around Biden.
She, and her husband are embarrassments to this Nation. I hope those that voted for them are damned ashamed of themselves now.
Shove it, Michelle.
Your husband is an uneducated narcissistic cretin and you wanted someone who did as little work and has as little talent as did you.
You married well, you ignorant sl**.
Yeah, didn't think so. Liar.
Drowns her sorrow in Dom Perignon. Prison-like is not good enough for her.
The first b*tch can spend hundreds of millions of dollars jet setting around the world on her shopping trips but they can’t find the money to keep the WH tour operating? Hell, if she skipped just one day of her spending tour the WH tours could operate for a decade. But no, she thinks only of herself and her personal pleasure.
Yeah,right. When did her incompetent husband ever react on a minute to minute basis. Certainly not Benghasi.
Yo, Mooch, no one buys your angry whine any more.
exactly, concerts, vacations, banquets, taking family on our dime but the military bases can’t have a fireworks show, cuts to military, OUR white house is closed while they dine there on our dime.
I would like to know why the hell the GOP is not making more of this and get away form this pathetic amnesty.
trust me if I;m in a parking lot, in a gas station and a car comes near me with an Obama sticker I say something to make them embarrassed
No one can make you ‘happy’.
No situation can make you ‘happy’.
Not even the life of a Queen can make you ‘happy’.
Fulfillment, joy, and satisfaction are the products of a Spirit led life.
You can walk out the door anytime, Mooch and call a cab.