Thought you might want to have a look at this. Mrs. Obama tweeted it out Monday under the phrase, “Bon Appétit!”
Some may think this is insulting in a down economy, particularly with one of the dogs wearing some kind of necklace. But honestly, though it’s a little tone deaf, I don’t particularly care. I don’t think the dogs are going to eat off those plates. And I don’t think most Americans imagine the interior of the White House looks like a hardware store.
Anyway, the whole Marie Antoinette Act, complete with nearly a month of pampering in Hawaii, seems to be working for her. The latest poll from Pew puts Michelle’s favorable rating at 68 percent, with only 24 percent having a negative opinion.
Here’s now she stacks up against the competition:
Personally, I think it’s hypocritical to present yourself as a warrior for the downtrodden while living so immodestly, especially when so many are feeling downtrodden. But most Americans, clearly, disagree.