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

Richard141 Wrote: May 30, 2012 5:48 AM
Isn't this profiting off the office of the president? Almost the same as renting out the Lincoln bedroom, unless of course, Michelle Obama is going to donate the profits to some health food organization or farmers co-op or something. But I have a feeling this is not going to happen.
Luny Tune Wrote: May 30, 2012 7:34 AM
Don't hold your breath on her supporting farmers co-ops. Those are too close to grassroots who believe in "local" control and less big government. Same with organic groups. They don't meet USDA standards.
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...