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

Ted369 Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 11:37 AM
For a First Lady campaigning for better health for children and all of America, this book she is selling should have been a government publication for public distribution. Not sold for selfish greed. I'm not sure, but are there laws about some of this? Never the less, on the front of my looks like government being used for self profit. But, as usual, no one does anything about it till they need something from the other to get something for themselves. Buy the way, is she getting payed when she goes on any tv shows?
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...