In another sign of her detachment from the reality of the lives of most Americans, Michelle Obama was reported to have spoken about the recent six hundred dollar rebate from the government with disdain:
“Barack’s approach is that the short-term quick fix kinda stuff sounds good,” she continued. “And it may even feel good that first month when you get that check. And then you go out and you buy a pair of earrings,” she joked.
Please note; the phrase ‘she joked’ was added by the reporter. No mention of laughter from the audience. Reported at MSNBC
Michelle Obama out today talking about these rebates don’t amount to much, $600. Well, you just go out there and spend that on a pair of earrings.
No mention of laughter. Reported at CNN.
“Bling” money in other words.