In an article entitled “Michelle Obama: Yacht Know How I Roll,” TMZ is “jelly as hell” over former First Lady Michelle Obama’s “SICK” Mallorca, Spain yacht cruise to visit an American diplomat and his partner.
After the meeting, “a ball was had by all” on board the same yacht.
According to the writer: “The Obamas knew how to do just about everything right in their time at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. … and they’re slaying again as private citizens. They’ve been just about everywhere, too — Indonesia, Bali, and Tuscany, just to name a few.”
Photos were taken by Splash News and shared in articles with headlines like: “Michelle Obama shows off toned legs in Mallorca” and “We Never Thought We’d See Michelle Obama in a High-Slit Dress on a Yacht.”
Barefoot Michelle Obama shows off a lot of leg in a wrap skirt as she relaxes on a yacht in Mallorca https://t.co/C3a14hD1Xr pic.twitter.com/PNz5rqnCKL
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) September 1, 2017
Michelle Obama Roll Out In A Yacht https://t.co/N0LiB7Js6u pic.twitter.com/x909qf12XK
— Siplane (@siplaneblog) September 2, 2017
Good for Michelle, of course. Ain’t capitalism great?
But even though Michelle and former President Obama are busy “slaying it” as private citizens, the whole thing does beg a couple of questions.
First of all, does a national disaster on the scale of Hurricane Harvey somewhat compel a former president and his family to at least scale back the extravagance, even a little bit? Considering they have Secret Service protection for life, maybe they could stay home once in a while and give taxpayers a break.
Maybe not. It’s their retirement and they’ve certainly earned it and it’s none of our business, really. But that does lead to the second question, and it’s a doozy.
What about the media? Maybe the Obamas have nothing to do with the media’s coverage of them, but is this the right time for TMZ to be waxing eloquent about how “jelly” they are of the Obama’s luxury road trips?
And God forbid the roles were reversed and this were Melania Trump! Even granting that Melania is a current First Lady and Michelle is a “retired” one, would the media treat Melania the same? Will they be gushing over her luxurious lifestyle eight years from now?
Of course not. Melania Trump couldn’t even catch a break for wearing high heels while leaving the White House to get on a plane bound for the disaster zone even though she changed her shoes on the plane!
Melania mockery explodes when she leaves for flood in sexy black stilettos but watch her get the last laugh https://t.co/S6XKB4OMW7 pic.twitter.com/Hx4DDpeuKp
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) August 30, 2017
Just another example of the media’s leftist hypocrisy.
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