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The Oscars, the Obamas and Camelot
Commentary Magazine, by Jonathan S. Tobin

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/25/2013 8:56:42 AM

No one who decided to go to bed or just switched the channel sometime before the end of spectacularly boring Oscars show last night should be blamed. But if you did, you missed more than the identity of the winners of the major awards. In a night full of not particularly funny jokes or entertaining production numbers, and winners that most of the movie pundits predicted, the biggest surprise came when First Lady Michelle Obama appeared live from the White House to help Jack Nicholson present the Best Picture Award that capped the evening. Mrs. Obama is as graceful

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/25/2013 9:17:37 AM     (No. 9194696)

This is a very good, if relentlessly depressing article. A constant barrage of fawning admiration from the press has a tremendous influence over people. Not all people, of course. But clearly enough of them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/25/2013 9:28:04 AM     (No. 9194720)

mr.and mrs. O suffer from over-exposure. The propaganda circle around these people tells us that life is getting so much better under their rule, yet we feel the Misery and know it is not true. It will only become more miserable until the economic collapse, then reality will be our worst nightmare.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lylacat, 2/25/2013 9:33:05 AM     (No. 9194729)

There is nothing graceful about Michelle; her appearance at the 0scars was tacky. The author was right about one thing, the 0bama´s are ruthlessly manipulative.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/25/2013 11:24:54 AM     (No. 9194960)

More pathetic actions of the Occupier in Chief and his Moocher Wife!

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