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Michelle Obama and Beyoncé:
Friends and feminists?

Washington Post, by Krissah Thompson

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/8/2014 6:52:38 PM

Michelle Obama and Beyoncé Knowles are both powerful women married to powerful men. They are friends. Their families have spent time together. They praise each other publicly and support each other’s projects. Few would be surprised if Knowles is in town for the first lady’s 50th birthday party later this month. (Beyoncé’s husband, Jay-Z, will be in concert at Verizon Center on Jan. 16, the day before Obama’s birthday.) As their friendship has developed, these two women have — wittingly or not — become markers of 21st-century feminism. “They are incredibly competent women who have not just flourishing careers but

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Because those two have "flourishing" careers, marriage and children "it feels very revolutionary." Really? How in the world do these pathetic leftist women come up with this tripe? A major barf alert is required for this article.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/8/2014 6:55:01 PM     (No. 9684985)

The only thing them two have in common is horrible wardrobe advisors and an over abundance of testosterone.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M Stuart, 1/8/2014 7:00:43 PM     (No. 9684998)

"Incredibly competent" was too much for me. Who writes like this?!

Gushing.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: OBX Pete, 1/8/2014 7:01:51 PM     (No. 9685001)

I can´t read it because I know I will puke.
I don´t have to read it to know that it is a bunch of BS !!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Daylily, 1/8/2014 7:06:32 PM     (No. 9685013)

Frankly I have no admiration for either of these women - both a bit trashy in my view. And wonder if someone could explain to me what "Black feminism is something that´s very organic and very malleable" means.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Axeman, 1/8/2014 7:14:54 PM     (No. 9685025)

#4
Ho!Haw!
Squishy, organic and female.
Two girls...
Haw, haw!(belly laugh)(tears)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 1/8/2014 7:19:00 PM     (No. 9685031)

Most every pretty girl eventually ends up with a homely wingman, or wingwoman, if you will. Michelle is a remora to Beyonce´s shark.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MMC, 1/8/2014 7:23:22 PM     (No. 9685042)

Beyonce had a career and fame before marriage. Michelle has a revoked law license, a job given to her because she married to a then Senator... And now she uses a Bully Pulpit to tell the little people how to eat, live, and think. I don´t care foe either women.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Reddoggie, 1/8/2014 7:29:01 PM     (No. 9685047)

Other similarities:
- both have big butts
- both are off base spiritually
- both love dancing and equate it to solving world hunger
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Reply 9 - Posted by: subal, 1/8/2014 7:39:36 PM     (No. 9685058)

Double barf with wind break!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bazi, 1/8/2014 7:42:12 PM     (No. 9685063)

They also have a love of communist dictators in common. Beyoncé an jz honeymooned in Cuba.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 1/8/2014 8:45:42 PM     (No. 9685130)

They are both B´s and H´s, IMNSHO.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JAN, 1/8/2014 8:54:50 PM     (No. 9685136)

MSM going berserk over Rodman in North Korea but have no problem with Beyoncé snuggling up to Castro and assorted other entertainers performing for despots.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SkyTexas, 1/8/2014 9:55:33 PM     (No. 9685215)

Want to cringe? Read Moochelle´s Master´s Thesis. She is barely literate.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: annie xango, 1/8/2014 10:10:29 PM     (No. 9685227)

well, think they have something in common.both probably just made it out of HS...and Queen Bey and Jay-Z would not give either the time of day if they weren´t who they are!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 1/8/2014 10:22:14 PM     (No. 9685239)

..."markers of 21st century feminism"?...

...women have got a problem if a wanna-be queen living on the public dole and a major media star with a questionable depth or talent, with more cash then 99% of the people out there, are something to emulate...



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Reply 16 - Posted by: anonymous, 1/8/2014 11:43:44 PM     (No. 9685287)

I wonder if the Washington Post´s "Krissah Thompson" is Beyonce herself. The article is pure PR.

I certainly don´t think Beyonce is a feminist. She´s a woman whose marketing strategy has been devised largely by her husband for the purpose of making money. She´s a puppet.

In any case, what a shame that the First Lady chooses to mix with people like these. From fake-singing the National Anthem to accepting money from the appalling Gadaffi family to sampling the Challenger disaster, Beyonce is a picture of insensitivity and idiocy.

The First Lady herself has poor judgment and should be called out on it.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/9/2014 1:29:28 AM     (No. 9685336)

Wasn´t that a little love fest ? In the first photo, it looks like Mooochelle is a close talker or really in her face.

I can see why they look up to each other. They both like money by any means. However, I wouldn´t want my daughters to look up to a half dressed singer with a foul mouthed husband.

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