Reader: Michelle Obama should stay the hell out of my Happy Meal!
Michelle Obama's ski trip to Aspen over Presidents' Day weekend created a flurry of interest in our post from this time last year, when she and the First Daughters skied in Vail and ate at Restaurant Kelly Liken. Who knew that Rush Limbaugh was a restaurant critic? "The problem is, and dare I say this, it doesn't look like Michelle Obama follows her own nutritionary, dietary advice," he told his radio audience at the time. "And then we hear that she's out eating ribs at 1,500 calories a serving with 141 grams of fat per serving.... She is a hypocrite."
The bison short ribs actually came in at 600 calories, reported Liken, aTop Chef contestant who emphasizes locally sourced, healthy food.
But in the absence of any Aspen eating report -- the First Family stayed at a private home -- the debate over Michelle Obama's anti-childhood-obesity campaign rages on.
I don't know how you can call MOOOOOCHELLE benign when she won't stay out of our lives, I don't need or want her to tell me what to eat or what to feed my children. Rush is talking of the hypocricy of Moooochelle telling the rest of us what to eat and then eating anything she wants! I personally don't care what she puts in her pie hole, but she needs to stay the hell out of my Happy Meal from Mcdonalds!!!! And while we are on the subject didn't she just get back from a 17 day vacation in Hawaii that cost US taxpayers millions of dollars???? Does she not remind anyone of the nobles telling people to, "let them eat cake?"
I don't agree with her politics, but I don't think that she is fat.
And then there's this:
Hello westword! I am aware that Colorado now faces the problem of obesity and hunger at the same time and i hope that God will be able to move people of Colorado to solve the problem. I also hope that the world will be united in the future. I read the earth will eventually form into one massive continent in the future so might as well unite the world today so that we can solve all its problems like hunger.
Well, if we can't even have a civil conversation in a comments section, I'm not sure we have a chance of conquering world hunger...
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