Reported on the Maryland politics blog of the WaPo, that staunch branch of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy,
Michelle Obama, Sasha visit Md. State House
The visit was described as a “private tour” and a Washington Post reporter with an office in the State House was told to leave the building as the Obamas arrived. Other reporters were told they could not enter the building once the tour had begun. Several House and Senate staffers who were allowed to remain inside said they were told to turn away down hallways or into offices as the family passed.
Lest they be blinded by the brilliance?
Outside, the great unwashed were kept at bay,
Outside a crowd of about 50 onlookers were pushed back three times, ultimately across a roadway.
Here’s the video (h/t MOTUS), with embellishments worthy of the dignity of the occasion:
The Obamas are taking the fifth!
The Fifth Ammendment?
A fifth of Jack Daniels?
There they go again. For the fifth time since July, the first family has set plans to board Air Force One for a frilly vacation, a 10-day return trip to exclusive Martha’s Vineyard where they are expected to stay at the 28-acre oceanfront Blue Heron Farm that rents for up to $50,000 a week.
But first the Obamas will be traveling to the Gulf Coast of Florida for a mini-vacation as a way to encourage other vacationing Americans to head to the beaches that have been shunned by tourists worried about oil-slicked sands due to the Gulf oil spill. They are expected to travel to Florida this weekend, return to Washington for a few days then it’s off to the Massachusetts island August 19,
Allow me to quote Ace:
Really? The fifth?
Can I ask a serious question?
What the f*ck?
Can I ask a follow up?
Seriously, what the f*cking f*ck?
Makes you wish they’d abdicate and make it official.