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The Celebrity Presidency

GPeyton Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 5:43 PM
"At the same time, they might also want to consider that this approach to politics has proven successful for the Obamas." Only works for the lefties. Look at Sarah Palin if you don't agree. I have a much shorter explanation as to why Barry and Michelle do these things: hubris.

More than a few Americans who tuned into the Oscars ceremony Sunday night were put off by the appearance, via satellite, of First Lady Michelle Obama.

Washington Post writer Jennifer Rubin expresses their disgust when she remarks: “It is not enough that President Obama pops up at every sporting event in the nation. Now the First Lady feels entitled…to intrude on other forms of entertaining [.]”

Rubin continues: “I’m sure the left will holler that once again conservatives are being grouchy and have it in for the Obamas.” However, “if they really had their president’s best interests at heart, they’d steer...