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You’ll Love Ann Coulter’s Funny Impression
of Michelle Obama’s Hashtag Activism

Independent Journal Review, by Soopermexican

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 5/12/2014 8:52:29 AM

Ann Coulter is one of America’s most fearless conservatives, so it’s not surprising that she would execute the best takedown of the “hashtag activism” that has gripped America in the wake of the horrific kidnapping of Nigerian girls by Islamist extremists Boko Haram:(Snip for photo)Here’s the original pouty face hashtag activist photo op from the FLOTUS:(Snip for photo)Granted it’s not as intellectually arresting as George Will’s assessment of the relative merits of hashtag activism, but it’s pretty hilarious and make a great point about what individual Americans actually can do to make the world better. Hashtags won’t persuade a sadistic

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Obama´s expression was meant to be sad, I think, but I guess Michelle has never had to do "sad".

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 5/12/2014 9:21:42 AM     (No. 9845396)

I thought that was pretty funny which probably makes me a racist or something.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MattMusson, 5/12/2014 9:26:35 AM     (No. 9845404)

#Hashtag advocacy is perfect liberal tokenism. There is no investment. No return. No impact. But... it gives the appearance of doing something.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mizzmac, 5/12/2014 9:39:03 AM     (No. 9845427)

In addition to doing nothing--it puts the emphasis on the hashtagger--not the issue. It says, "Look at me--I think this will make me look important, or caring, or in-the-know." Ask Kim Kardashian to find Nigeria on a map and you´ll see what I mean. (I think the FLOTUS could find it. She´s flown over it multiple times.)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 5/12/2014 9:46:13 AM     (No. 9845443)

#3 nails it. Why do we need to see Michele Obama´s ugly mug in order to be made aware of the plight of these girls. And it shows her surrounded by the lavish opulence befitting Marie Antoinette. "Look at me" is EXACTLY what these quasi-selfie hashtag shams are about.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/12/2014 9:50:02 AM     (No. 9845451)

There is absolutely NOTHING funny about Moochie as she steals from us to take lavish vacations.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Antiquegolf, 5/12/2014 9:54:58 AM     (No. 9845459)

Liberals always pronounce how much they care. Libs "care deeply" about women, children, the poor, and the disenfranchised. But they provide lip service and pander only. As my late mother said many times, sentiment is the cheapest emotion.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jt26, 5/12/2014 10:21:48 AM     (No. 9845499)

Ann Coulter is brilliant, Mooch is a dim bulb.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: harper, 5/12/2014 1:36:19 PM     (No. 9845830)

Moochelle or Whoopi Kushion are good examples of what those girls could grow up to be...better send them home now before it´s too late.

[hey, it´s just as likely to win their release as any trendy leftard hashtagism or the Nigerian army.]

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