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  • Michelle Obama: Looking good

    07/20/2009 7:42:02 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 125 replies · 3,892+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | July 20, 2009 | Susan Estrich
    Was that a $5,000 VBH alligator clutch that Michelle Obama was carrying in Italy? So the company bragged, absolutely certain it was theirs, until the White House responded that it was not the alligator but the patent, an $875 VBH clutch and not the more expensive model. To be honest, I didn't even know what VBH was until I saw the headlines about the $5,000 one Michelle wasn't carrying. I love handbags as much as the next girl, but I could never get my head around the idea of spending that kind of money on something that is bound to...
  • Olympic gold hero accuses Bush

    08/28/2004 10:50:57 PM PDT · by crushelits · 39 replies · 1,796+ views
    sport.guardian.co.uk ^ | Denis Campbell and Helena Smith in Athens | Sunday August 29, 2004
    America's biggest Olympic hero yesterday accused George Bush of exploiting the Athens Games for his own political advantage in the run-up to the presidential election. Carl Lewis, who won nine Olympic gold medals in athletics in a record-breaking career, condemned Bush for using the presence of Iraqi and Afghan teams in Athens in a television advertisement to boost his chances of re-election.
  • Olympic gold hero accuses Bush

    08/28/2004 5:16:27 PM PDT · by Hildy · 163 replies · 5,207+ views
    Drudge ^ | August 28, 2004
    America's biggest Olympic hero yesterday accused George Bush of exploiting the Athens Games for his own political advantage in the run-up to the presidential election. Carl Lewis, who won nine Olympic gold medals in athletics in a record-breaking career, condemned Bush for using the presence of Iraqi and Afghan teams in Athens in a television advertisement to boost his chances of re-election. Criticising Bush for linking his foreign policy with the two countries being allowed to compete here, Lewis said: 'I felt that was disingenuous. It is funny that we boycotted the 1980 Games [in Moscow] in support of Afghanistan,...