Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Thanks America, Love Michelle

This came to me by email today and I couldn't help but post it since my husband has been out of work for over a year and we haven't taken a vacation in over 5 years. While obviously a parody it smacks us all in the face with the truth that this administration really does breathe rarified air.

Subject: A Thank you from Michelle

For only the second time in my adult life, I am not ashamed of my country. I want to thank the hard working American people for paying $242 thousand dollars plus additional expenses for my vacation in Spain . My daughter Sasha, several long-time family friends, my personal staff and various guests had a wonderful time. Honestly, you just haven't lived until you have stayed in a $2,500.00 per night suite at a 5-Star luxury hotel. We only booked 70 rooms for our friends, staff and family. Thank you also for the use of Air Force 2 and the 70 Secret Service personnel who tagged along to be sure we were safe and cared for at all times.

Air Force 2 only used 47,500 gallons of jet fuel for this trip and carbon emissions were a mere 1,031 tons of CO2. It costs only $11,500 per hour to operate Air Force 2 and each additional plane for the other members of our party group. These are only rough estimates, but they are close (who's counting?). That's quite a carbon footprint as my good friend Al Gore would say, so we must ask the American citizens to drive smaller, more fuel efficient cars and drive less too, so we can lessen our combined carbon footprint.

I know times are hard and millions of you are struggling to put food on the table and trying to make ends meet. I do appreciate your sacrifice and do hope you find work soon. I was really exhausted after Barack took our family on a luxury vacation in Maine a few weeks ago. I just had to get away for a few days. Will write more from Martha's Vineyard where we will spend our sixth vacation this year with more of our family and friends.
M. Obama


  1. Some unkind people make fun of her large rear end (airbrushed successfully in the photo), others call her the Klingon or the Wookie and those sorts of monikers are just downright mean.

    She's been quoted several times as saying how much she hates her job as first lady. That can only be exceeded by how much I hate to see her as first lady.

  2. Hello LL,
    Welcome to my blog. Michelle and Barack's actions are what I criticize, not their looks or their race, although liberals won't believe this.