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The Celebrity Presidency

The Obama Timeline author Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 5:00 PM
I read that Mooshelle had several members oft he military in their dress uniforms standing behind her during the award presentation. (I did not watch the program.) Why on earth should taxpayers pay the salaries of members of the military so they can appear with her for an awards program? Obama whine about the sequester "cuts" (which aren't really cuts). If we want to save money, let's eliminate the fluff and nonsense of the White House - including Valerie Jarrett's Secret Service detail. (Why does she get 24x7 protection?)

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...