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First Lady Michelle Obama Turnips For What: VIDEO

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Michelle Obama, a longtime advocate for healthy eating, yesterday posted a video to Instagram and Vine where the First Lady answered a video question posted by an Obama impersonator asking her how many calories she burns when she "turns up." FLOTUS' response? "Turnip? For What" Mrs. Obama's priceless retort reference the song "Turn Down For What" by DJ Snake and Lil Jon.

Watch, as Mrs. Obama lets loose with some roughage, AFTER THE JUMP....

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Tyler Oakley Interviews First Lady Michelle Obama: VIDEO

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First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with gay vlogger Tyler Oakley to talk about her new Reach Higher initative encouraging young people to complete an education beyond high school. She also revealed some college facts about herself: her job while in school, how often she visited home, whether she ever failed a test, her biggest fear about going off to college, and her proudest moment while at Princeton. 

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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The Right-Wing's Attacks On Michelle Obama's Appearance: VIDEO

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Because when you can't legitimately attack someone's stances or methods, you might as well go straight for the ad hominems and attack someone's physical appearance.

Unable to come up with cogent arguments as to why, precisely, Michelle Obama's promotion of healthy eating is a bad thing beyond the fact that they simply don't like being told what to do, right wing talking heads are taking pot shots at her figure. Such thoughtful observations include:

  • The problem is - and dare I say this? - it doesn't look like Michelle Obama follows her own dietary advice.
  • The meal [Michelle Obama ordered] was over 1500 calories, roughly the equivalent of eating a live raccoon.
  • And how well can she be eating? She needs to drop a few.
  • Every time I look at Michelle - or "Michael" - Obama, the First Lady, or the First Tranny...

Compassionate conservatism at its absolute finest. You can listen to the intellectual giants of the right, all of whom surely have the physical fitness of a 22-year-old track star and bodies of the Greek Pantheon itself, speak for themselves AFTER THE JUMP...

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Joan Rivers: Obama is Gay and 'Michelle is a Tranny'

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Joan Rivers is making headlines for remarks she made earlier this week in New York in response to a question from a reporter asking when she thought the U.S. might see its first gay or female president.

"We already have that with Obama," Rivers responded, before turning and offering an unsolicited remark about the First Lady.

"You know Michelle is a tranny...A transgender. We all know. It's okay."

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

(via the advocate)

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President Obama Celebrates LGBT Pride Month At The White House: VIDEO

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ICYMI yesterday, check out the video and transcript of President and Mrs. Obama addressing a reception held at The White House in honor of LGBT Pride. 

One of the more memorable moments began with the President effusing about White House pastry chef Bill Yossess and ended with the First Lady assuring the audience, “There is no crack in our pies.”

Catch the exchange for yourself, AFTER THE JUMP…

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President and Mrs. Obama Host White House Pride Reception: VIDEO

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In case you missed the live feed earlier, the President Obama took time today to hold a reception in honor of LGBT Pride Month at the White House. The President spoke of how much has changed since this time last year, touting his administration’s achievements in the area of LGBT rights.

The President also took time to bid farewell to the White House Pastry Chef, Bill Yosses, who is gay and leaving the White House after 7 years. The President marveled at his baking prowess, wondering if perhaps he put crack in their pies, a notion that First Lady Michelle — as if seeing the potential headlines — quickly shot down: "There's no crack in our pies."

Watch the full reception (which begins in earnest at about the 15:45 mark), AFTER THE JUMP…

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