Tag Archive | "Michelle Obama"

Are Obama Family Vacays Any of Our Business?

Monday, August 9, 2010

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Michelle and Sasha Obama are taking a beating for their summer vacation trip to Spain.  The media are salivating, constantly dissecting what some call an inappropriate trip that sends a “let them eat cake” message to the American …

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Best of PunditMom 2009 — Maybe Republicans Just Don’t Like Girls

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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My Twitter acquaintance Leslie Sanchez wrote an interesting book this year, You’ve Come a Long Way, Maybe: Sarah, Michelle, Hillary and the Shaping of the New American Woman.  While I wasn’t crazy about the frequent references to the “liberal …

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Is Sarah Palin Creating Her Own Sexism?

Friday, November 20, 2009

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My gut reaction when I saw the cover of Newsweek with Sarah Palin in her tight runner’s shorts, coyly posed in that former beauty queen stance, I was ready to throw something heavy at editor-in-chief Jon Meachem. Looking at the …

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Does Michelle Obama as Glamour Cover Girl Say ‘Strong Role Model’ or ‘Shy Schoolgirl?’

Friday, October 30, 2009

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I understand why Glamour magazine would want First Lady Michelle Obama on the cover of its upcoming issue.   Anything with Michelle associated with it is bound to increase sales and if the women who buy Glamour magazine can get a …

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Michelle Obama “Action Figure?”

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

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I might buy the dresses (I actually do own the black and white number!), but I’m not sure what you’d do with a First Lady “action figure.” Apparently there’s been no comment from the White House.  Guess it’s safe …

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Michelle Obama – The New Secret Weapon on Health Care?

Friday, September 25, 2009

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In the battle for health care reform, the White House has unleashed its new secret weapon — Michelle Obama!  She gave an amazingly inspired speech to the White House Council on Women and Girls last week.  The First Lady shared …

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Are Michelle Obama and Corporations on the Same Page for Working Families?

Friday, May 15, 2009

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We don’t need any more studies, discussions or navel-gazing about whether things need to change for working parents, especially working moms, when it comes to sick leave, flex-time or child care. Parents are struggling to manage family obligations and keep …

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Are You More Interested In Michelle Obama’s Fashion or Her Works?

Friday, May 8, 2009

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What’s more important — whether FLOTUS Michelle Obama spends time with Congressional wives at a food bank to help feed the homeless or that she decided to break out her designer sneaks for the occasion? The media have decided the …

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G-20 — The More Things Change, ….

Monday, April 6, 2009

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Here are the spouses of the G20 leaders. Well, the wives of the male leaders, that is. There are actually two women leaders in the G20 — Angela Merkel of Germany and Cristina Kirchner of Argentina. So, why aren’t

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Michelle Obama’s Story is Mine. And Yours.

Monday, April 6, 2009

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As many news reports have pointed out, the world is going gaga for Michelle Obama and this time it’s about more than her J. Crew cardigans. Girls are listening with rapt attention to her working-class story that reporters are calling …

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Every Mom Can be a Mom-in-Chief

Saturday, February 28, 2009

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Michelle Obama has proudly proclaimed that during her husband’s tenure as President, she is going to be “Mom-in-Chief.” Now, with a little help from author Jamie Woolf, we can all figure out how to be the Mom-in-Chief of our own …

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First Day of School Neighborhood Tips for the Obamas

Monday, January 5, 2009

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Dear Michelle & Barack, You must be so excited about Malia and Sasha having their first day of school at Sidwell Friends. Aside from it being a prestigious school, the lower and upper school campuses are really lovely. No, PunditGirl …

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