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Michelle Obama Charging Up to $3,000 for Tickets to Her Book Tour

Is she going to be accompanied by Paul and Ringo?

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s message to her fans is Love me, do! – and show the love with greenbacks that will pad her earnings from her book “Becoming,” which won’t be released until November but which is already at #8 on Amazon.

Of course, this begs the obvious joke about whether the book should have been named “Becoming Rich,” but the Obamas are already wealthy based on her husband’s two autobiographies. Not to mention $3.2 million in presidential salary. But that’s peanuts.

Well, you know, the left is all about poor people. But that doesn’t mean they have to be coming to your book tour and everything. I mean, come on!

According to the Washington Post:

Tickets to hear Obama and as-yet-unnamed moderators discuss her upcoming memoir “Becoming” ranged from $29.50 for perches in the nosebleeds to $3,000 for front-row seats and a package that includes a “pre-show photo opportunity,” meet-and-greet reception with Obama, a signed book and other perks, including an “exclusive VIP gift item.”

Honestly, I spent eight years as a White House reporter listening to the Obamas’ platitudes. I would spend $3,000 NOT to meet with Michelle and to be permitted to sit as far away as possible.

Some members of the proletariat are wondering just what’s going on here, according to the Post:

With many fans snapping up cheap seats first, the big-ticket packages were some of the only seats left soon after the presale started. That didn’t sit well with some would-be attendees who complained about getting priced out. “I love Michelle Obama, I do,” a fan wrote on Twitter. “She is everything. But I am sorely disappointed in how expensive these book tour tickets are.”

“Michelle Obama is out here selling Beyoncé priced tickets and I was not prepared,” another wrote.

Yeah, well, tough, pay up.

I am also truly humbled by the response, by which I mean, I didn’t even get a book tour for my book. Hmmph.

Don’t worry, ten percent of the proceeds will go to local charities. Michelle is willing to put down a little CYA cash to preserve her left-wing bonafides.

How about 50 percent? Yeah, now we’re talking.

I don’t know. I guess this is a lot better than the money and influence funneling foundation the Clintons set up for themselves. There’s nothing corrupt about Michelle making a buck. I just want to remind her as she rakes in the cash: “You didn’t build that!”

I mean, there are roads to the arenas that she and her audience must take. Okay? Asphalt roads.

Michelle Obama to Play a Huge Role in the 2018 Campaign

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will take a high-profile role in the 2018 campaign, but in order to keep herself from getting to deep in the muck she’ll seek to elect Democrats under the guise of an ostensibly nonpartisan group which launches Thursday and that is being called “When We All Vote.”

According to Politico report about the $8 million effort:

The initiative, scheduled to be launched Thursday, is the result of months of quiet conversations and planning full of false starts and uncertainty about whether to go forward. It will have the former first lady appear in public service announcements and at live events throughout the country into the fall, according to multiple people informed of the plans.

She’ll be joined by several A-list celebrities, including actor Tom Hanks, country stars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Houston Rockets star Chris Paul, singer Janelle Monae and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The first PSA will go out Thursday, with more in the process of being lined up, featuring other prominent activists and players. The group will be incorporated as a nonprofit, separate from the Obama Foundation, the personal offices of Barack and Michelle Obama, and Citizen 44, the LLC that the former president himself pays for to handle his own political involvement.

Named “When We All Vote,” it will be stocked with prominent Obama alumni, including Valerie Jarrett as president of the board and former first lady chief of staff Tina Tchen as treasurer. Pete Rouse, an Obama senior adviser who served as interim White House chief of staff, will also be on the board . . .

Organizers intend to send personal messages to people urging them to register. According to one document describing the group’s plans, it will partner with “outlets that young Americans use most.”

So its nonpartisan, right? And the Obamas don’t deceive people, right? I mean, look at the roster of participants. And they’ll be trying to get young people off their video games and to stop texting for a few minutes to vote. Of course, they all vote Democratic.

Here’s the video, which has just been released and has not yet been widely seen or even published, far as I can tell.

I mean, honestly, have a look that people featured in this video. Young African Americans. An effusive young pajama-boy style white guy with a goatie. Um, Tom Hanks. Unfortunately, they are not likely conservative Republicans, as the makers of this video fully understand. And they are there to appeal to Democrats.

This will be a tax-free effort to register Democrats. Thank you for contributing to Michelle’s new project.

Netflix Chief: “It’s Not the Obama Network”

Netflix is belatedly concerned about losing conservative viewers with it’s multiyear, multi-project deal with Barack and Michelle Obamas to produce content.

According to the Hollywood Reporter:

At an industry event Tuesday, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said the network’s production deal with Barack and Michelle Obama, announced last week, does not represent an organizational shift to the left.

Sarandos said the Obamas will be producing “entertainment,” not news, programming as part of the multiyear deal.

“It’s not The Obama Network, it’s not the MSNBC shift,” he said at the Paley Center for Media in New York. “There’s no political slate to the programming.”

But, Sarandos noted, “it’s hard to argue there’s not a left lean to the creative community.”

I guess those cancellations are starting to come in. The Obamas don’t know anything about “entertainment.” They know a lot about left-wing propaganda. That’s what they, and Netflix, will be doing.

They also know a lot about making money. The deal is said to be worth some $50 million.

Michelle Obama Releases Cover of Upcoming Book

She looks pretty good! A lot better than the painting of her in the National Gallery.

“Becoming.” Suitably pretentious. Whatever. The book will be out November 13.

From Mrs. Obama’s press office.

“I’m thrilled to share with all of you the cover for BECOMING. The process of writing this book has been so personally meaningful and illuminating for me. As I prepare to share BECOMING this fall, I hope you’ll also think about your own story, and trust that it will help you become whoever you aspire to be. Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.”

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, BECOMING is an unusually intimate reckoning from a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same.

At the time of publication, Mrs. Obama will embark on a U.S. and international book tour, with details to be announced at a later date.

The print edition will carry a suggested list price of $32.50 in the U.S. and $40.00 in Canada and the digital edition will be priced at $14.99 in the U.S. and $18.99 in Canada.

Netflix Becomes Obamaflix

Netflix is entering into a multi-year deal with the Obamas to create all kinds of content, effectively making the company a propaganda organ for the Obamas left-wing political agenda.

Netflix described the deal on Twitter, suggesting the alliance will be wide-ranging and deep. From the tweet:

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features.

Barack Obama released a statement portraying this as just a nice way to promote “inspiring” voices.

One of the simple joys of our time in public service was getting to meet so many fascinating people from all walks of life, and to help them share their experiences with a wider audience. That’s why Michelle and I are so excited to partner with Netflix — we hope to cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples, and help them share their stories with the entire world.

Of course, those “inspiring” voices will range from left to far-left – for liberals, these are these are the only “inspiring” voices possible – and promote the Obamas’ ideology.

Netflix is not just biased, like much of the media. It is now actively promoting a point of view.

The Obama’s are not just some private citizens with a dream. They are a powerful former president and first lady seeking to mold America into a leftist paradise, which of course translates into hell on earth. And now they have a major media outlet at their disposal.

We’re already seeing some of this.

Expect more of it. Netflix is not a neutral media platform anymore.

Obamas Sign Multi-Year Deal with Netflix

According to CNN:

The Obamas said Monday that they want to harness “the power of storytelling” to promote common values.

“We hope to cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples, and help them share their stories with the entire world,” Barack Obama said in a statement.

“Netflix’s unparalleled service is a natural fit for the kinds of stories we want to share, and we look forward to starting this exciting new partnership,” Michelle Obama added.

The Obamas now need to hire a team of producers. They have set up a company called Higher Ground Productions “as the entity under which they will produce content for Netflix,” Netflix said.

I had already canceled my subscription, but I’m going to do it again just to make sure.

Michelle Obama’s Portrait Looks . . . Like It’s Someone Else

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s National Gallery portrait was unveiled today. Only one problem.

And what an awful painting, technically speaking. And what’s more, it makes a vibrant woman look so drab.

Video || Melania Visits a Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati

I think one of the few things in life I can’t deal with is a children’s hospital. Seeing sick children just kills me.

On the same day that Melania visited a children’s hospital in Cincinnati, a nasty, mean-spirited piece about her by columnist Petula Dvorak appeared over in the Washington Post, attacking her for not adopting a cause:

She is capable of tackling tough issues, of respecting the responsibility and opportunity she’s been given.

And yet — she hasn’t.

America deserves better . . .

It’s time for Melania Trump to be more than a blank slate on which women project their fears. She owes that to her country.

I didn’t always agree with Michelle Obama’s agenda, but I respect that she took some issues on. And I respect that Melania, who wanted no part of this whole thing and just wants to raise her child right, does what she does. She doesn’t owe the country anything other than to not do it dishonor.

Michelle Obama: Our Children Need a President like Hillary

Take a look at the video below, if you can stand to watch it. Michelle Obama, dripping with sanctimony, appeared Thursday in North Carolina with Hillary Clinton. Hard to see people who have done so much damage to this country looking so triumphant. Michelle is right, this election is about our children’s future. Another four… Continue Reading