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Being informed and fashionable
is natural for women

Washington Post, by Alyssa Mastromonaco

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Posted By:Drive, 7/18/2014 8:56:22 AM

Two months ago, I left the White House after six years of working for President Obama. As anyone who’s had the privilege of serving a sitting president can tell you, the job is both tremendously rewarding and incalculably demanding. No advanced degree or job experience truly prepares you for the tidal wave of responsibility and the sheer gravity of history that beckons each day. The Arab Spring. Newtown. Hurricane Sandy. The Affordable Care Act. It is one of those jobs that never really leaves you. Until it’s time to leave. Working at the White House naturally invites interest from the media, and

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More proof that this administration is the most moronic one ever

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Flyright, 7/18/2014 9:11:52 AM     (No. 9930006)

What utter, mindless, drivel.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: philsner, 7/18/2014 9:12:26 AM     (No. 9930008)

Blah, blah, blah, I´m great. Blah,blah blah, I love me. Blah, blah, blah, I"m the smartest one in the room. Blah, blah, blah, blah...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/18/2014 9:20:06 AM     (No. 9930027)

She writes like she´s a twenty-something woman, so I was surprised when I checked and saw she´s 38.

And they [women´s magazines] were the first to dispense with the requisite work-life balance questions men invariably ask powerful women in favor of far more revealing inquiries about how they got to the top and what the view was like once ensconced there.

According to Wiki: Mastromonaco is married to David Krone, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid´s chief of staff.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/18/2014 9:21:08 AM     (No. 9930028)

Can women be called callow or is that reserved for men?

What a callow woman. And as callow persons often are, she is a crashing bore. The affliction of youth that involves one´s being an expert in everything, in knowing the world´s secrets that no one knew before. Golly, gee!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/18/2014 9:21:56 AM     (No. 9930029)

Diana Vreeland would have eaten her for lunch. On a toothpick.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/18/2014 9:25:34 AM     (No. 9930038)

Re #5, on second thought Diana Vreeland would have deemed her too fattening. And here she is in the Oval Office Wowser.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/69/Alyssa_Mastromonaco.jpg

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Flyright, 7/18/2014 9:29:35 AM     (No. 9930047)

Vreeland would have stabbed herself with her diamond encrusted quill pen.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/18/2014 9:31:07 AM     (No. 9930049)

And another photo with her boss from the WaPo:

http://tinyurl.com/pc3acdv

If she is smart and fashionable, I am Audrey Hepburn.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Emerson, 7/18/2014 9:34:59 AM     (No. 9930056)

And Obie is sitting all over her in the photo at #8 because she´s so soft and squishy?

She´s a real powerhouse.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tnorling, 7/18/2014 9:50:22 AM     (No. 9930083)

Insufferable cow.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/18/2014 9:57:01 AM     (No. 9930092)

I have seen valley girls who are more lucid and literate. This is pathetic. The mental, emotional maturity level that shows through this woman´s writing created a frightful picture of the BHO White House. And to think that there are people who voted twice for this phenomenon and still don´t accept responsibility for what they did.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Doctor P, 7/18/2014 10:03:40 AM     (No. 9930099)

One could prepare a lot more easily if the folks she worked for actually followed the Constitution and the limited government philosophy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: readitfirst, 7/18/2014 10:20:46 AM     (No. 9930123)

Dear Alyssa you really should have included that nepotism plays a huge role in your career success. You are such a cliche.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: DaddyO, 7/18/2014 10:29:47 AM     (No. 9930140)

You know, my job was, like, really important, you know? And my work was, like, really important? And I was doing such good because, you know, I was naturally good at my job, you know? And being good and informed and fashionable is important for, you know, all women?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BcdErick, 7/18/2014 10:32:00 AM     (No. 9930144)

Sorry. I did not get past the tile (though I skimmed the shallow "work product". Anyone who has "worked" for Barry for 6 tedious years is by definition neither informed nor fashionable.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 7/18/2014 10:43:08 AM     (No. 9930162)

Here be proof that knowledge should never be confused with wisdom.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 7/18/2014 11:30:18 AM     (No. 9930238)

#14´s reply was more enlightening and entertaining than anything in the article.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: krause, 7/18/2014 12:31:36 PM     (No. 9930311)

She´s a chubby little thing. I wonder if Michelle is helping her with her diet.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: novakid, 7/18/2014 12:44:38 PM     (No. 9930324)

Is 32 her age or her IQ? Or both?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: albatross, 7/18/2014 1:46:53 PM     (No. 9930390)

One thing working in the White House has in common with the magazine business. Ya really gotta know how to sling it. And this chick has that nailed down.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/18/2014 11:18:59 PM     (No. 9930983)

I tried to read this, but I just couldn´t.

Way down deep, this woman is shallow.

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