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The most transparent administration, cont.
Politico, by Dylan Byers

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Posted By:Drive, 3/20/2014 8:06:01 AM

A quick look at how the sausage gets made, or doesn´t... On Tuesday night, The New York Times reported that no reporters would be traveling with First Lady Michelle Obama to China, and that she would be giving no interviews while there. Nicholas Kristof, the Times columnist, called the First Lady´s decision "a mistake," and said it "signals weakness or fear of coverage." Several conservative outlets picked up the Times report, including the influential Drudge Report, which linked to a Weekly Standard article about it. Shortly after noon on Wednesday, I reached out to the First Lady´s office to inquire about the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HerbVA, 3/20/2014 8:45:10 AM     (No. 9776498)

The country´s #1 welfare queen needs her privacy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/20/2014 8:46:59 AM     (No. 9776503)

The Beverly Hillbillies from Hell.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 3/20/2014 8:48:16 AM     (No. 9776507)

If there is no media going along and no interviews allowed, then this is a PRIVATE vacation and should be paid for by zippy and NO ONE else.

Poor Politico has been kissing 0bama butts for 6 years and now, finally, is getting a nasty taste in its mouth. Choke on it, Politico!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kanphil, 3/20/2014 8:49:23 AM     (No. 9776509)

Well, yes, the better we get to know them, the more transparent they are.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Megrits, 3/20/2014 9:25:04 AM     (No. 9776573)

It´s one of the very few times they´ve ever told the truth: they´ve ALWAYS been completely transparently evil. Don´t like the constitution, were gonna fundamentally transform this nation, Barack will never let you go "back" to the way you were, it´s the first time I´ve ever been proud of this country...how the he** much more did the brain dead libs need to hear in order to put 2 and 2 together? The answer is it wouldn´t have mattered. They STILL think the squatters are oh, SOOO, wonderful, and they´d vote for him again, cuz liberalism is a mental disorder.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 3/20/2014 9:27:58 AM     (No. 9776580)

The office of the FLOTUS has no good reason to ban the press except that she can. That´s all us sheeple need to know.

That and keep paying your taxes!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 3/20/2014 9:41:39 AM     (No. 9776601)

Michelle Antoinette: "Let them eat cake."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mizzmac, 3/20/2014 10:10:27 AM     (No. 9776630)

The woman is deluded and full of herself, and Hillary was, too. FLOTUS is not an "office" or a "position." FLOTUS is a privilege and a responsibility conferred by (traditional) marriage alone, and nothing more. Deal with it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 3/20/2014 11:15:43 AM     (No. 9776730)

The ´press´ will be more anxious to write about her after being blacked out from her China trip, because that is how stupid most of them are. If they shut her out completely until the end of Obama´s term, she would do ANYTHING to get them back, maybe even invite them to watch her eat what she usually does , in private, instead of the so-called healthy food she tells others to eat.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: killerbee, 3/20/2014 11:18:16 AM     (No. 9776735)

Dylan Byers loves the Obamas, period. If he´s complaining it´s only because he´s feeling neglected after all his hard work covering for this administration. That, and he needs to seem like he´s an actual journalist or something. He´ll be back on the love train soon enough.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 3/20/2014 12:40:27 PM     (No. 9776879)

Why do I sense the devious mind of Valerie Jarrett behind all this?

The Trip: Ms. Obama, her daughters and mother are spending money borrowed (by the taxpayers) from China to visit,,,China. Happily enough, this crucial trip occurs during the kids´ Spring break (and right about the time mamma was becoming real b****y due to "cabin fever"?)

But the peasants (us) need not be informed.

[Does anyone have a match for this fuse?]

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StuartL, 3/20/2014 4:48:37 PM     (No. 9777301)

Does anyone else recall her comment regarding the small tax rebate that was floated back in 2008 as part of the Stimulus?

"$600?" she sneered. "What are you going to do with that? Buy a pair of earrings?"



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