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Obamas Depleting U.S. Lobster Supply

So how much lobster are you having during these precarious economic times? What? You’ve had to cut back? No longer ordering it stuffed with crab meat, at least?

Well, if you happen to be the President of the United States or the First Lady, your lobster consumption is continuing at a robust pace.

Yes, the economy is still getting battered. And Tuesday night,  so was President Obama’s lobster.

Well now, let's get down to business.

According to ABC’s Jake Tapper, the president  savored some lobster tempura at the trendy State Road Restaurant in West Tisbury on Martha’s Vineyard. Oh, just the thought of it. If he brings some back to the White House for me, I’ll write whatever he wants.

Monday night at The Sweet Life Cafe in Oak Bluffs on the Vineyard it was the lobster pasta appetizer for the president and a surf and turf entrée – the “surf” being a lobster tail – for Mrs. Obama.

And what would the vacation to Maine in July have been without a taste of everyone’s favorite crustacean. The president did it in a little less genteel fashion that time, heading over to something called Stewman’s Downtown restaurant where he was served the “Lobster Experience” dinner – just regular lobster, corn and slaw.

The sign reads, "Michelle Obama, 2010 Worldwide Lobster-eating Record." Yes, yes, this is photoshopped.

But the Obamas’ lobster experience is not confined to these shores. Michelle Obama was barely off the plane during her voyage early this month to the Spanish Riviera when, according to the Spanish press, she dived into a feast of sea bass tartare, strawberry gazpacho and sardines, and a main course of lobster with seaweed risotto.

Michelle enjoyed the repast so much that she was right back at it on  August 14 during the Obamas’ two-day Panama City, Fla photo-op vacation. There, at the Firefly restaurant, it was more lobster for Michelle.

The Obamas were supposed to be showing support for the good people of the oil spill-stricken Gulf, eating their seafood and so forth. So the big question is, was it a Caribbean lobster or one shipped down from Maine?

And who knows what lobster delicacies the White House chef is whipping up for them in between vacations?

No wonder the Russians just started fueling the Iranian nuclear reactor at Bushehr. When President Medvedev was here, Obama took him for burgers.

245 Responses to Obamas Depleting U.S. Lobster Supply

  1. “We need to go back to the days when you had to be a property owner to vote. I understand that there is a movement underway to do just that by granting partial votes to those who don’t reach a certain asset value level. Someone taking foodstamps, housing, etc., provided by my taxes should not be permitted to vote on legislation to pick my pocket and fill their pocket! They first need some skin in the game.”

    Says the man with the silver spoon in his mouth.
    What is this,Darnel, some kind of resurgence of plutocracy? Your kind of thinking would have left some of our greatest leaders out of the game because they were born poor. Besides, being rich doesn’t qualify you for anything accept being a prick.

  2. I would much rather see him and his Klan piging out on lobster in Cape Cod than have him back in Washington where he can continue to harm this still great Nation like he has so far. Live large while you can Comrade because your march toward Socialism is going to take a huge hit on 11/2. Then two years hense Comrade we will come for you at the polls. Enjoy it while you can. Eat dem lobsters.

  3. Who gives a shit what they eat? You don’t ONLY support the Gulf Coast by eating seafood from our shores – you force BP to pay, and it seems like the president is doing that.

    Who gives a shit if Michelle likes lobster and orders it often?

    Did other first ladies only get salads at first class restaurants? “I just don’t wanna spend that…” “Get what you WANT Nancy…” “Why are we fighting about this?”

  4. Just what Michelle needs…lobster dinners to pack more lard onto her ever-widening @$$, as she hypocritically chides school kids for being out of shape. Great role model!

  5. This is what makes me sick………..This is an article that brings our country down, and its only purpose is to WEAKEN the US DOLLAR!

    This is the strategy of Rupert Murdouch and he is funding every republican hack around to write garbage stories about the President.

    The sad thing is Rupert has the sheep brainwashed. Its all about selling FEAR!

    His selling fear every day on blogs like this, help lower the value of the dollar and increase the value of gold. Then he piles on the fear by running every 4th commecial on FOX news as a BUY GOLD message.

    The thing you dont report on. And the real truth you should be talking about, is how we let an Australian Billionare, manipulate the USA Population to help him become even more rich by manipulating his holdings in Gold!

    Its sad, Obama is in Maine, a place with LOBSTER! Any you write and complain that he is eating lobster.

    You are the problem with this country and the drudge heads that post on these boards every day.

    You are FAKE PATRIOTS! You hate this country………….you only talk about negative things, because thats what sells! Its all about selling.

    Thats the problem, profits……….CEO’s and the Uber Rich (Not the avg rich), hording as much as they can.

    Why dont you try writing something negative once about the real evil, corporations!

  6. For somebody who’s so concerned about eating healthy and making sure everybody else in the nation stays slim, Shelley O puts on the feed bag like an Arkansas Razorback! Better watch all the cholesterol in that lobster, Miz O, those thighs are lookin’ just a bit Hi Def, even without the TV spreading them out! Maybe you ought to pay attention to your own advice and stick to some of those yummy WH garden veggies that you hand out to the kids. And BTW…Sasha’s not such a skinny kid either…she was busting out of her swimsuit in Spain. You may want to put her on the same diet you talk up to all the other nation’s kids.

  7. With National unemployment running about 10%, it’s nice to know that the Obamas are living large on Martha’s Vineyard. There is no tainted seafood there. The Obamas are definititely “movin’ on up!”

  8. Lobster for $5 a pound? You Obamamanics are hallucinating again. Why do you still try to cover for the narcissist-in-chief? If you were smart, you would all run away from this guy, but then that’s why you are Dimwitocrats. See ya in November.

  9. Michelle needs to do something about that jumbo-sized bottom lip of hers. I don’t know that I’ve ever seen one so large. It looks like a big sofa connected to her mouth.

    Gosh, what a scary swamp creature that chick is.

  10. Michelle Antoinette, “Let them watch me eat lobster.” And ice cream, and $100/lb steak, and lots of other stuff that they can’t afford.

  11. There is something ‘fishy’ going on here though (no pun intended). For the community organizer from Chicago’s southside to live the proverbial high life during these economic times smacks of “royalty” during the French Revolution. I also thought the Presidency might be a demanding job, but it must not be if Obama can get in 48 rounds of golf since assuming office. What job gives you time to play 48 rounds of golf, let alone all the vacation time, Broadway dates, and fancy restuarants. (And most, if not all, on the backs of taxpayers.) Only in America–ain’t it a great country?

  12. Wonder how many lobsters Miss MOO (Michelle Obnoxious Obama) would inhale if she actually had to pay for them out of her own pocket at market price?

    She hogs them like they are a side order of coleslaw. Oink Oink

    And why isn’t the Boston Globe or MSM reporting on the protest against Obama by local fishermen? He is destroying their businesses.

  13. Actually you republican ignorant hacks. The president and his family pay for their own food out of their own pockets.. Learn something before you go on hate filled rants.

  14. Dude, he ate an lobster in Maine. Do you realize how cheap lobster is here? About $20 per bug. Same goes for Massachusetts or any state along the east coast where lobster is abundant. Hell, everyone here enjoys lobster rolls and those are extremely cheap. I don’t eat lobster much because I’m not fond of shellfish, but I have in the past and I most certainly could afford it.

    Big whoop that he goes to fancy restaraunts. The man’s a millionaire without being president. Who cares?

    This is just about as stupid as the time Hannity blasted Obama for asking for spicy mustard.

    Jesus Christ, how about focusing on important stuff like his economic or foreign policies, things that’ll actually IMPACT OUR NATION than complaining that Obama ate some nasty sea-bug. We’re in a recession and two wars and you’re complaining about sea food. Get a clue. If this is what the Right is focusing on, no wonder they’re not in power.

  15. I dislike Obama but I find keeping track of what he has for dinner to be asinine. It’s only relevant if he then turns around and outlaws lobster for the rest of us, or if he had run on a strong no-lobster platform.

    • You’re right, he doesn’t seem to have a strong no-lobster platform. But if he keeps eating this much lobster he may have to outlaw lobster for the rest of us, so look out.

    1. He’s a compulsive liar, “I don’t know Bill Ayers (convicted terrorist bomber), he’s just some guy in our neighborhood.” FACT: Obummer kicked off his political career in Ayers’ living room. Ms. Obummer, “Oh yes, the Ayers’ are good friends of ours. We baby sit each other’s children.” (It was 2 months before she was allowed to make another public statement)
    2. “I really didn’t know Rev. Wright had such political leanings”. Obummer had known Wright personally for 20 years. Wright baptised both his kids and the Obummer’s attended his church regularly. Other parishoners say Wright made statements like “…God damn America!”, and worse, routinely.
    3. Prior to being elected he wouldn’t wear an American flag lapel pin because of his anti-American sentiments. Then only because advisors told him how it affected his public image. As though he couldn’t figure it out by himself.
    4. Michelle shared his feelings about our country. On his election she said, “For the first time in my adult life I’m proud to be an American.”
    5. The guy never had a REAL job and has spent his adult life sponging off the country he dispises. His schooling was subsidized by government minority aid programs. He had his college records sealed to prevent the public from knowing of his marginal intelligence. A great orator, if it’s pre-written material and he can read it.
    6. His only personal success was in working for A.C.O.R.N., an oftenly proven criminal organization that went out of business shortly after his election and their receiving a $5 billion government grant. Who got the money when they locked their doors?? Amongst A.C.O.R.N.’s functions were election fraud, voter registration fraud, and intra-organizational embezzling. Along with his “community organizer” duties at A.C.O.R.N., he served as a legal advisor. They got him elected as Illinois senator.
    7. He “served” as senator approximately 18 months. Most of that time was spent running for president. His senate voting record consisted of voting on 96 proposals…never “yea” or “nay”. He only voted as being “present”.
    8. Obummer personally stated that of the almost half billion dollars raised for his Presidential campaign, most of it came in the form of $5 to $20 donations from individuals. Do you realize how many $5 to $20 donations it would take to raise 1/2 a billion dollars?? There’s barely enough people in America, and no where near that many political fund donors.
    9. And then there’s the time he visited and bowed down to the King of Saudi Arabia. At one time a fellow Muslim…remember, Obummer attended Muslim school and Mosques as a child. It makes a thinking person wonder just how many $5 to $20 money orders the King sent under multiple names. Obummer was obviously in gratitude, as an American President should and never has bowed to any world leader.
    10. There are a lot more and more serious “puffs of smoke” from this guy. There isn’t room to write them all here. And so we’re paying for his 6th vacation in 18 months. At that rate he will have had about 15 during his one term Presidency. Who’s to say he isn’t entitled?…afterall, Pelosi is flying her grown kids around for vacations etc. using “her private” U.S. military aircraft at a cost of million$, not unlike Michelle’s hopping around the globe in Air Force One at our expense also. While Obummer says, “… we don’t have the money” to protect our sovereign borders from this quiet invasion of foreigners who pop out an average of 4 or 5 kids per familia. They are now the majority in a couple of states, and will be the ruling majority by the middle of this century. Your liberal media paints them as such maligned people…as they and the Muslim population with a similar birth rate take over our once great nation.

    It’s easy to see why you guys were dubbed “Libs”…you’re so liberal with tax payer money. You can’t understand the need to enforce the laws that helped build this country and kept it secure so you could rationalize, intellectualize, and otherwise send it down the tubes. You criticize those who aren’t college grads because they don’t qualify for government assisted education and are forced to spend their lives working and praying for it’s safety and solvency despite your “educated” attempts to let our once great Christian country slip away.

    A couple of uneducated, but traditional thoughts for you to ponder: As for Obama: Where there’s smoke there’s almost always fire or something amiss. On political correctness: Another magnificent rationalization in the wrong direction. It corrects a lot of problems in society…no, no. We no longer have problems…only issues. That sounds so much nicer though far less realistic…but who cares?? The word “issues” just sounds better and less threatening.
    Dan Clanton

    • Dan, thanks for your note, lots of provocative points. I will tell you, the media would have been on a lot of Obama’s past associations like a pack of unhinged pitbulls if they had been held by Bush. There’s still a lot we don’t know.

  17. These are two people who tell us and our children to eat healthy foods while they are eating high on the hog (surf). Now they are intimidating eateries such as The Red Lobster and The Olive Garden. From now on I will eat at a restaurant run by local people.

  18. Just this week Obama thought that lobsters were horrible He was served Maine lobster and he refused to eat them – as he wanted his officially paid by the tax payer food taster to eat them first. What a bunch of phony baloney man is this.