Did Michelle Obama Diss VP Joe Biden by Calling for a Woman President?

VP Joe Biden Cleans Up Foreign Policy Mess as Michelle Obama Calls for Woman President

VP Joe Biden Cleans Up Foreign Policy Mess as Michelle Obama Calls for Woman President (Credit: Donkey Hotey)

(OPINION) — Is the White House through First Lady Michelle Obama slighting Vice President Joe Biden by saying she would like to see a woman president quickly? And that we have a few options for one? You know she’s talking about Hillary Clinton and possibly Elizabeth Warren. Why are they dumping on Biden?

Michelle Obama was interviewed by ABC’s Robin Roberts at a Washinton D.C. summit focused on work-family policies on Monday. She said, “I think the country is ready” for a woman president. Mrs. Obama said, “The person who should do the job is the person who’s most qualified. And we have some options, don’t we?”

The White House has called on Joe Biden to get involved in the all foreign policy nightmares unfolding before our eyes and he has done it. It seems that he is being dissed by the White House. We know President Obama owes the Clintons a huge favor for all their help, particularly Bill Clinton’s help during the 2012 presidential campaign, but Biden also saved the ticket some face during his knock-out vice presidential debate against Rep. Paul Ryan. This was after Obama’s horrible debate performance against Mitt Romney.

The fact is, I doubt Joe Biden is a viable alternative for the Democratic Party, but for the White House to openly diss him is just wrong. That’s my opinion. Hillary Clinton is being framed in much the same way as Mitt Romney — out of touch with the majority of Americans due to being fabulously wealthy.

 

Obama’s Brother-in-Law Craig Robinson Fired as Oregon State Head Basketball Coach

Obama's Brother-in-Law Craig Robinson Fired as Oregon State Head Basketball Coach

Obama’s Brother-in-Law Craig Robinson Fired as Oregon State Head Basketball Coach (Credit: Getty Images)

REPORT:  Craig Robinson, head basketball coach at Oregon State University fired. The only reason this is making waves on the news is simply because Robinson is  President Obama’s brother-in-law.

Oregon State fired head coach Craig Robinson on Sunday night, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. In six seasons, Robinson went 93-104 with no NCAA tournament appearances. The Beavers went 16-16 last season and are losing all five starters from that team.

The biggest surprise of the firing of Robinson, the brother-in-law of President Barack Obama, comes with the timing. Oregon State’s season ended six weeks ago with a loss to Radford in the CBI and Robinson had reportedly received support from Oregon State’s administration. Robinson has three more years remaining on this contract and the university is expected to owe him more than $4 million. Credit: Sports Illustrated

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Controversy Erupts Over Michelle Obama’s Commencement Speech at Topeka High School

Controversy Erupts Over Michelle Obama's Commencement Speech at Topeka High School

Controversy Erupts Over Michelle Obama’s Commencement Speech at Topeka High School

Controversy has erupted over First Lady Michelle Obama’s planned commencement speech at Topeka High School, with even an online petition being circulated to derail her appearance.

Let’s be clear, the furor isn’t simply over the Mrs. Obama visiting the school, but the fact that her appearance will significantly impact the number of seats available for the family and friends of the graduating students.

Some are also upset that the First Lady’s speech is tied to the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Brown v. Board of Education that banned segregation in schools. The students don’t want this to overshadow their big day.

Student Taylor Gifford, 18, started an online petition urging the district to reconsider its plans. The petition has received over 1,200 signatures. She said her initial reaction was excitement when she learned the First Lady would be appearing at Topeka High School but became concerned when rumors surfaced of limited tickets.

 

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Ex-FLOTUS Aide Reid Cherlin: Michelle Obama Turned East Wing into “Worst Wing”

Ex-White House Aide: Michelle Obama Turned East Wing into "Worst Wing"

Ex-White House Aide Reid Cherlin: Michelle Obama Turned East Wing into “Worst Wing”

Not only are the right wing throwing shade on First Lady Michelle Obama for her China trip (#FLOTUSinChina), a former aide is also throwing shade on FLOTUS.

Reid Cherlin, a former assistant press secretary to Mrs. Obama, wrote in The New Republic that working in the East Wing of the White House has become the “worst wing.” Oh my.

Cherlin wrote, “Perhaps no first lady in recent memory has entered the stately recesses of the East Wing under a higher burden of expectation than Michelle Obama.” He also noted that the strains on the first lady placed great burdens on her communications staff. He said he and his co-workers were unprepared for how hard the work would become and that FLOTUS’ office had evolved into a “confining, frustrating, even miserable place to work.”

Cherlin wrote that staffers were able to gauge their value to the office based on how often they were granted access to meet with her directly. He said, when a staffer was invited to attend a meeting with Michelle Obama, it became a “vital status symbol, a way for staffers to measure their worth.”

Um, so I am guessing Reid Cherlin wasn’t one of those staffers who got one-on-one meetings with Michelle Obama, hence the shade being thrown, right?

[H/T NY Daily News]

 

First Lady Michelle Obama and Daughters Visit Great Wall of China

First Lady Michelle Obama and Daughters Visit Great Wall of China

First Lady Michelle Obama and Daughters Visit Great Wall of China (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

:  First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, continue to woe the Chinese on their visit. They also snapped photographs during their excursion to the Great Wall.

Mrs. Obama is the first president’s wife to travel independently to China. She won compliments for her elegant outfits and her interactions with ordinary people in China, where one rarely sees the spouses and children of its leadership in public.

More tweets from @FLOTUS:

The venom being spewed by the right wing over First Lady Michelle Obama’s trip isn’t surprising. The tweets aren’t either:

Michelle Obama Hilarious in ‘Ew!” Skit on “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’

Michelle Obama Hilarious in 'Ew!" Skit on "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon'

Michelle Obama Hilarious in ‘Ew!” Skit on “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ (Credit: NBC)

First Lady Michelle Obama appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and it was very entertaining. Particularly the skit where Fallon and Will Ferrell were dressed in drag.

The skit, entitled “Ew!” showcased the three as teenage girls with Valley girl accents having a slumber party.

Of course, the right wing isn’t too pleased with Michelle Obama finding a “safe zone” on “The Tonight Show.” The Drudge Report is going all out to call the show a “DC Safe Zone.” Brent Bozell, who recently admitted that he doesn’t write his own columns, has another column out and claims  Jimmy Fallon is a “Democrat political asset.”

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SHAME: Irina Rodnina, Who Tweeted Racist Photo of President Obama, Lit Olympic Flame

SHAME: Irina Rodnina, Who Tweeted Racist Photo of President Obama, Lit Sochi Olympic Flame

SHAME: Irina Rodnina, Who Tweeted Racist Photo of President Obama, Lit Sochi Olympic Flame (Credit: Bossip)

Russian figure skater Irina Rodnina, who sparked outrage with a tweet featuring a doctored and racist photograph of President Obama and Michelle Obama with a banana, played a prominent role in the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Mashable: Friday’s rather spectacular opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, was capped by the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Cauldron. This is a huge honor, one that Russia bestowed upon acclaimed figure skater Irina Rodnina and hockey legend Vladislav Tretyak. Rodnina is also a member of parliament of Vladimir Putin’s United Russia political party.

The lighting itself went smoothly, but another problem soon arose: In a matter of minutes, people began realizing that Rodnina posted a racist, doctored photo of Barack and Michelle Obama on Twitter just five months ago. The tweet, which has since been deleted, caused a stir when Rodnina first posted it on Sept. 13, 2013. The photo depicted the Obamas sitting together at an event, the president with his mouth apparently full of food. In the photo Rodnina tweeted, an image of a banana had been superimposed onto the foreground of the photo, making it seem as though the Obamas were staring intently at the piece of fruit. In some parts of Europe, including Russia, it’s not uncommon for black soccer players to be insulted with fruit and monkey sounds by fans at matches.

Rodnina tweeted the photo without any added commentary, then deleted it soon after backlash flared.

Christian Post: Beyoncé’s Music Will Lead Girls into Sex Trafficking and Abortions

Christian Post:  Beyoncé's Music Will Lead Girls into Sex Trafficking and Abortions

Christian Post: Beyoncé’s Music Will Lead Girls into Sex Trafficking and Abortions

The Christian Post’s Larry Tomczak is warning that Michelle Obama should not associate with Beyonce because her music will  “lead naive young girls on a dangerous path that could lead some even into sex trafficking…abuse, abortions and abasement-sometimes death.” WTF?

The multi-talented Beyoncé has been given gifts from almighty God in song and dance, for which she will one day give an account. Instead of graduating from high school or getting a GED, she chose to develop her persona as a sexy, seductive singer, attired in barely there [sic] clothes doing over-the-top, sensual dance moves. She goes on tour in a see-through bodysuit with a cutout bra and gyrates like someone in a strip club. Her signature song is “Bootylicious,” and she goes full throttle in “Bow Down,” which instructs those who criticize her to “Bow down, [profanity]…

Now let’s ask ourselves (not in any self-righteous manner but simply a prudent, mature approach): Is Beyoncé a role model? What message is she communicating to girls about relating to the opposite sex? Is she causing men to lust? Is the focus on virtue and inner beauty or seductively swiveling hips, championing a sensuality that can lead naive young girls on a dangerous path that could lead some even into sex trafficking? Source: Christian Post

SMH: ABC News’ Jonathan Karl Asks Who Paid for Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday Party

SMH: ABC News' Jonathan Karl Asks Who Paid for Michelle Obama's 50th Birthday Party

SMH: ABC News’ Jonathan Karl Asks Who Paid for Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday Party

The fascination by some in the media with everything Michelle Obama does, including her 50th birthday party, is just sickening. ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney for an estimate of the party’s cost and if President Obama covered the costs.

The First Lady’s birthday party, which took placeSaturday night at the White House, was hotly anticipated by the mainstream press, but was also the subject of criticism from some quarters. Her birthday also raised questions from Fox News’Ed Henry a few weeks ago, when he wondered if taxpayers would be footing the bill for the First Lady’s extended vacation in Hawaii. At Wednesday’s daily briefing, Jon Karl picked up that thread, asking Carney “The first lady had her 50th birthday party, and I believe you said the president picks up the cost for that party?”

“I think we put out information — I don’t have it here — I would refer you to the East Wing,” Carney replied.

“I was just wondering if you have an estimate on what the cost was,” Karl followed up.

“I don’t,” Carney replied, “but I would refer you.”

A White House official tells Mediaite that “The President threw the First Lady a dance party last Saturday for her 50th birthday. It was a private gathering of family and friends and was paid for by the President.” Source: Mediaite

I can’t recall hearing any journalists asking press secretaries about Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan or Roslyn Carter’s birthday parties at the White House. When will the witch hunt against Michelle Obama end?

Michelle Obama Continues Hawaiian Vacation, Breitbart Readers Spew Racist Venom

The wingnuts at Breitbart couldn’t help but scare up some racist frenzy over First Lady Michelle Obama staying over in Hawaii as a birthday gift. Joel Pollack couldn’t help himself, he just had to throw it out for the site’s racist fans to have a feeding frenzy. All you have to do is utter the name MICHELLE OBAMA and all hell breaks loose.

Here’s an excerpt of the Breitbart racist freak-out from Little Green Footballs:

Look, if you were a gay-man who was married to this knuckledragger…
you would leave her on an island too.
Now let me refocus your attention:
Benghazi.

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Wookies need love too.
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You’d think a wookiee with big fat ass could take care of itself against most aggressors…why all the extra security?
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Banana Republic? Wonder How Obama Came Up With That?
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Without white idiots voting for him, this Affirmative Action mulatto grifter and his skanky beard would not be squatting in the White House. I suggest you STFU.

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Anyone know if she will be entering the 2014 Kentucky Derby….she looks more like a horse than a real horse does!!!!!

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Moochelle Apetoinette.

Here’s a screengrab of the racist portrayals of President Obama and Michelle Obama:

Michelle Obama Continues Hawaiian Vacation, Breitbart Readers Spew Racist Venom

Michelle Obama Continues Hawaiian Vacation, Breitbart Readers Spew Racist Venom (Credit: Little Green Footballs)