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Comfort

Michelle Obama echoes 2008 campaign:

Michelle Obama told high school students taking part in a mentoring program at Georgetown University on Tuesday that being married to the president can be scary at times, because he makes the family get out of its comfort zone.

The first lady urged students not to let fear guide them [...]

Grr!

Joseph Curl shows us some of Michelle Obama’s less temperate recent remarks:

Mad Michelle this week popped down to Davis Island, Fla., to hobnob with the very people her husband despises – the 1 percent. At a massive mansion on the bay, filled with the wealthiest of the wealthy, America’s first lady launched into a [...]

The Audacity of Self-Reliance

ABC News reported a few days ago:

At a million-dollar San Francisco fundraiser today, President Obama warned his recession-battered supporters that if he loses the 2012 election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance in America.

“The one thing that we absolutely know for sure is that if we don’t work even harder than [...]

We Know What’s Good for You

And it ain’t a bacon cheeseburger from Five Guys:

And while the CSPI implies that these restaurant meals are responsible for America’s obesity problem (and in truth, obesity rates have stayed level for ten years), a recent study released by the Cato Institute found that eating in restaurants has a negligible effect on obesity. The [...]

Iron Chef Meets Steel Biceps

Michelle “Pipes” Obama to appear on Food Network’s Iron Chef:

Michelle Obama is to be the first presidential wife to appear on a reality TV series.

The First Lady will make a guest appearance on ‘Iron Chef America’ which features British cook Nigella Lawson as a judge.

The episode of the popular series, which pits [...]

Obama Marriage Fatigue

The London Times talks about the Obamas’ marriage:

With difficult state elections and a crucial military decision looming, President Barack Obama sat down with his wife Michelle last month to give an in-depth magazine interview about a subject that has hitherto not ranked highly on the White House political agenda — the state of the [...]