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Michelle Obama's "Civilian" Act Is Hard To Swallow

Kevin in MA Wrote: May 30, 2012 3:29 PM
Slim might be a stretch, I wouldnt swing the other way and say she is obese either The 80% number seems to be froma single Gallup poll in 2009 http://www.gallup.com/poll/3340/presidential-ratings-first-lady.aspx You will note that there was a long stretch in the 60s/70s/80s where poll numnbers sat under 65%, and beginning with Laura Bush we see numbers around 80% It would be interesting to see what the number would be if the poll had been done in early Fall 2010, following the write ups about her vacations.
The first lady of the United States is on a whirlwind publicity tour for her hefty new food and gardening book ($30), which the White House hopes will bolster Team Obama's favorability ratings. I'd say it's a classic recipe for rank campaign hypocrisy and media double standards.

While journalists savor chummy chitchats with Mrs. Obama about beets and Beyonce, FLOTUS is once again escaping hard questions about her cronyism, junk science and generous junkets at taxpayer expense.

Mrs. Obama's 2012 campaign media blitz has already brought her to daytime airwaves ("The Ellen DeGeneres Show"), prime-time reality TV ("The Biggest Loser") and children's programming...