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Oscars 2013: yet more of Hollywood´s
teenage infatuation with the Obamas

Telegraph [UK], by Tim Stanley

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/25/2013 7:48:39 AM

Michelle Obama made a bit of history last night when she presented the award for best pic at the Oscars. She couldn´t be there herself because she was also attending the state governors´ dinner, so she was broadcasted in dressed up to the nines. Ben Affleck, director of Argo, said he thought he might be "hallucinating" when he saw her. Given that LA has legalised cannabis, half the audience probably were. Hollywood´s obsession with the Obamas borders on teenage infatuation. The puppy love is understandable given how the movie biz votes roughly 100 percent Democrat (the margin of error

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/25/2013 8:08:45 AM     (No. 9194575)

Talk about the 1%ers, splurging on their attire, wanting subsidies from the Goobermint ! And voting encases to raise taxes on everyone else! Pathetic lo fos!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/25/2013 8:09:24 AM     (No. 9194578)

Sorry not " encase" but "enmasse"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche, 2/25/2013 8:15:33 AM     (No. 9194586)

She had every bit the same right to be there as Queen Latifah. (not a compliment)



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Reply 4 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 2/25/2013 8:18:13 AM     (No. 9194590)

Where are the American Tim Stanleys?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bigken2, 2/25/2013 8:20:46 AM     (No. 9194594)

this is why i have not been to a movie in years and donot itend to ever see 1 again these people are so full of themselves it is beone the pale

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Reply 6 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 2/25/2013 8:26:56 AM     (No. 9194600)

So glad I was doing something else and missed this annual Leftist Love-In.
Streisand and Michelle?
Was Hanoi Jane there too?
What a barf-fest!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 2/25/2013 8:29:38 AM     (No. 9194604)

In our old totalitarian-elite-liberals-from-Duke-ruled neighborhood, someone holds an "Oscars Party" in one of the big old houses in the historic part of the ´hood every year. (They always call it the ´hood, very cool, you know.) The attendees dress up in appropriate formal attire and sit in rows of rented chairs to watch the Oscars on big-screen TV.

I´m thinking, this is probably a national liberal-elite thing to do, thus all those millions of left-wing party-goers got to see the Mooch and Mr. Mooch enjoying the Oscars from home "just like we do! Wow, is that fierce or what!" It´s yet another campaign ploy, of course, and they don´t miss a one, do they?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/25/2013 8:39:11 AM     (No. 9194611)

For a really good explanation of this phenomenon, go to the Oscars post in the Must Reads and read reply #42.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/25/2013 8:42:58 AM     (No. 9194617)

It appears that Hollywood has gone pass Kneepads and is in full late night rest stop mood.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: janjan, 2/25/2013 8:47:03 AM     (No. 9194624)

I have seen several articles this morning about Michelle´s tasteless appearance at the Oscars but none about the movies that actually won awards.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 2/25/2013 8:53:56 AM     (No. 9194644)

She was attending the State Governor´s dinner and couldn´t make the presentation in person. There are 30 Republican Governors, if you include Christi, who probably would have gladly excused her absence from the dinner. I wonder if the Governors had to watch the Oscars?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: privateer, 2/25/2013 8:58:50 AM     (No. 9194658)

Per 4, Tim Stanley is not subject to an IRS colonoscopy. The Klintoons used audits as a weapon with impunity, so one can just imagine how they could be put to use by the dark lord and the dark lard.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: provide, 2/25/2013 9:48:19 AM     (No. 9194766)

Couldn´t they get Trayvon´s parents to present Tarantino´s Oscar?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: msjena, 2/25/2013 10:09:53 AM     (No. 9194814)

I notice they only photographed her from the waist up. That dress probably made her look like a bowling pin. By the way, a first lady with class would have declined this invitation. That´s assuming, of course, that it was an invitation and not a suggestion of the O´s publicity machine.

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