My buddy Ellen pointed out this 'sacrifice' remark from Michelle Obama to me and I'm wondering if you can help us out with what the heck she means? It's a sacrifice for her and Oprah and the president? "People have said this?" WHO? Read it HERE and help me out, okay?
And, BY THE WAY...."for the kids"? How's about FOR THE CHICAGOANS WHO SUPPORTED BARACK AND NOW WE'RE HELPING PAY THEM BACK!??
Or is this about "best defense is a good offense" (to keep it in sports language) because she had to be pretty sure eyebrows in America would go up that OPRAH and MICHELLE went along to Copenhagen to promote an Olympics that many Chicagoans don't want? "Ah, okay, Michelle, we get it. People have been working 'for years to bring this bid home' and you feel flying off with your hubby and girlfriend on Air Force One is a sacrifice, but you're willing to make it. Well I, for one, am very impressed!" (but, I'm thinking I'm about the ONLY ONE?) (and, not really..notsomuch) Oh, it's for 'the kids'....right. OH, maybe KIDS are why Barack's taking along Arne Duncan....Education Secretary...to get an Olympics bid, right? (WHAT?)
"Obama is also mobilizing his administration on behalf of Chicago's bid. Senior adviser Jarrett, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, will also be joining the president and first lady in Copenhagen. All are from Illinois." Well, THAT makes sense. (not)
UPDATE: News this morning:
Valerie Jarrett, one of three special advisors to the President, believes this campaign resembles Obama's history-making run to the White House. "It is similar to the The First Lady also has the opportunity to make a compelling case for Chicago.," said 52-year-old Jarrett. "It's about meeting people one-on-one.
"The President will endeavour to do the same thing when he arrives on Friday. We are not taking a single vote for granted. We will work for each vote until the very last moment and we are through the finish line."
That seems almost embarrassing, unseemly, in regard to the Olympics........are they ALWAYS in CAMPAIGN MORE?