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EmilyAnne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 11:52 AM
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46. Its a pair of shoes worn by the first lady. Give me a break. nt
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  -First Lady MichelleObama steps out in Lanvin sneakers and they're only $540! a kennedy  May-02-09 07:47 AM   #0 
  - Is this all you have?  babylonsister   May-02-09 07:51 AM   #1 
  - hey sorry.  a kennedy   May-02-09 08:09 AM   #10 
  - $540 for a pair of low-top Chucks?  Orrex   May-02-09 07:51 AM   #2 
  - Bingo! Obviously, the woman can afford it, but WTF?! Why do a few  we the tweeple   May-02-09 02:16 PM   #59 
     - Ye olde frozen pizza is much cheaper, isn't it?  Warren DeMontague   May-03-09 03:58 AM   #99 
  - For the 50th fucking time: its not news when the first lady of the UNITED STATES has expensive shoes  Political Heretic   May-02-09 07:58 AM   #3 
  - Agreed.  frustrated_lefty   May-02-09 08:05 AM   #7 
  - I question her judgment on those, but agree it's not news****  Egalitariat   May-02-09 08:06 AM   #8 
  - I eagerly await the day...  Orsino   May-03-09 07:57 AM   #104 
  - No . . . it's not "news" but very disappointing . . ..  defendandprotect   May-03-09 11:02 PM   #118 
  - She can spend her money any way she wants to but there is no way I would spend even $100 on these  OmmmSweetOmmm   May-02-09 07:58 AM   #4 
  - I think she can afford it. nt  onehandle   May-02-09 08:01 AM   #5 
  - Cindy frigging McCain  muffin1   May-02-09 08:04 AM   #6 
  - There were a great many threads here on DU about Cindy's outfit..  Fumesucker   May-02-09 08:24 AM   #13 
  - My comment was meant for the media, not the OP.  muffin1   May-02-09 08:33 AM   #15 
  - They may have cost $540.00. But I don't see how they're worth  Critters2   May-02-09 09:01 AM   #21 
  - Is this supposed to spin up my poutrage meter?  NeedleCast   May-02-09 08:08 AM   #9 
  - And I've seen her wear them more than once...  BanzaiBonnie   May-02-09 08:18 AM   #11 
  - I doubt you see them again  Crabby Appleton   May-02-09 08:31 AM   #14 
     - I hope I do!  muffin1   May-02-09 08:36 AM   #16 
        - What exactly has she done?  Baby Snooks   May-02-09 01:26 PM   #57 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-09 07:15 PM   #83 
  - Her husband makes 250-300k a year for running the country  shadowknows69   May-02-09 08:21 AM   #12 
  - People who can pay $500+ for ugly tennis shoes  notesdev   May-02-09 08:43 AM   #17 
  - I don't disagree with you at all and it disgusts me actually.  shadowknows69   May-02-09 09:09 AM   #26 
  - It's the policy implications that follow  notesdev   May-02-09 09:13 AM   #30 
     - One pair of pricey shoes = Imelda Marcos?  muffin1   May-02-09 09:23 AM   #32 
        - Yeah, I don't think we have an Imelda epidemic quite yet  shadowknows69   May-02-09 09:26 AM   #33 
        - It's more than that  notesdev   May-02-09 09:41 AM   #37 
        - Oh, for Pete's sake.  muffin1   May-02-09 09:58 AM   #39 
           - I agree.  juno jones   May-02-09 11:10 AM   #41 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-09 01:37 PM   #58 
           - So, in an effort to be image conscious, she wore $540 sneakers,  Critters2   May-02-09 03:33 PM   #60 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-09 07:02 PM   #77 
  - Yes, you're right. There's no way a black woman who grew up on the South Side of Chicago  Number23   May-02-09 07:07 PM   #80 
  - I'm betting Obama doesn't buy his shoes at Payless, so I doubt he'd  Heidi   May-03-09 03:04 AM   #97 
  - Actually $400k these days  northzax   May-03-09 12:27 AM   #88 
  - I thought the prez makes $400K n/t  JSK   May-03-09 12:53 AM   #93 
  - More Distracting Foolishness  iamjoy   May-02-09 08:56 AM   #18 
  - For all we know they could be a "knock-off". Also, nobody knows what she paid for them...  KathieG   May-02-09 08:59 AM   #19 
  - A gift?  notesdev   May-02-09 09:00 AM   #20 
     - She can't accept a gift for the next 8 years? What on earth? nt  EmilyAnne   May-02-09 11:44 AM   #43 
     - Not true  northzax   May-03-09 12:41 AM   #89 
  - remind me how much J Edwards spent on a hair cut????  JANdad   May-02-09 09:04 AM   #22 
  - Apparently not as much as the sneakers! LOL!  saracat   May-02-09 11:03 AM   #40 
     - But he used campaign contributions instead of his own money.  Alexander   May-03-09 12:18 AM   #86 
  - People would be up in arms about this is Laura Bush did it.  alarimer   May-02-09 09:04 AM   #23 
  - speak for yourself, buddy.  ErinBerin84   May-02-09 09:11 AM   #28 
  - Around here yeah, but not nationally thanks to the liberal media  shadowknows69   May-02-09 09:57 AM   #38 
  - Laura Bush married into money and wore stuff that looked like sofa upholstery.  Aristus   May-02-09 12:21 PM   #51 
  - Aren't the wealthy elites beautiful?  leftofthedial   May-02-09 09:04 AM   #24 
  - Only wealthy plutocrats are allowed to hold high office in this country.  Critters2   May-02-09 09:11 AM   #29 
  - What you said!  SammyWinstonJack   May-02-09 09:29 AM   #35 
  - So what, the President and his family should wear hand -me-down and thrift store duds until you get  Fla Dem   May-03-09 02:52 PM   #112 
     - That's a straw man.  girl gone mad   May-03-09 03:08 PM   #113 
     - No strawman  Fla Dem   May-03-09 06:03 PM   #114 
     - The coverage of Michelle Obama is not an accident.  leftofthedial   May-03-09 10:54 PM   #116 
  - the wife of a man who makes 400k  backwoodsbob   May-02-09 09:05 AM   #25 
  - Thank you for injecting a little sanity and humor into this thread!  muffin1   May-02-09 09:29 AM   #34 
  - I prefer high top double chucks bought at deep discount, but  Brazenly Liberal   May-02-09 09:10 AM   #27 
  - good grief who cares  JitterbugPerfume   May-02-09 09:15 AM   #31 
  - OH THE HORROR! People are homeless and dying,,,  TreasonousBastard   May-02-09 09:35 AM   #36 
  - Another sign of the narcissim rampant within the Obama administration  Half King   May-02-09 11:42 AM   #42 
  - Its a pair of shoes worn by the first lady. Give me a break. nt  EmilyAnne   May-02-09 11:52 AM   #46 
  - It also made me wonder  muffin1   May-02-09 11:57 AM   #48 
  - Sneakers=narcissism? Nah... Now, this is narcissism:  rvablue   May-02-09 12:49 PM   #53 
  - Actually,  Half King   May-02-09 05:25 PM   #64 
  - Oh SNAP!  NoSheep   May-03-09 01:55 PM   #107 
  - Do you honestly think anyone at the food pantry noticed her shoes?!!  azmouse   May-02-09 01:05 PM   #54 
  - Nah  Half King   May-02-09 05:32 PM   #66 
  - YOU know how much money they have invested??? Really?  azmouse   May-02-09 05:52 PM   #69 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-09 12:56 AM   #94 
  - Your screen name should be Half Wit.  NoSheep   May-03-09 01:57 PM   #108 
  - Yeah  NashVegas   May-02-09 05:53 PM   #71 
     - Ya know... this was all hashed out on another thread...  azmouse   May-02-09 05:55 PM   #72 
        - Yeah, Well, I Missed That Thread  NashVegas   May-02-09 05:58 PM   #75 
  - Who gets to pick the "proper" time and place? The word is narcissism and they aren't. But  NoSheep   May-03-09 01:54 PM   #106 
  - Forget the shoes... have you seen the HOUSE these people moved into recently?  dustbunnie   May-02-09 11:46 AM   #44 
  - Yeah, not only that, that house was built by slaves!  MilesColtrane   May-03-09 02:35 PM   #111 
  - I'm a fashion dummy, but I noticed her cute shoes the other day.  hedgehog   May-02-09 11:49 AM   #45 
  - You can get a nice set of Phil Wood hubs for your bicycle for that....  cliffordu   May-02-09 11:55 AM   #47 
  - Because it is much better to buy cheap shoes  Nikia   May-02-09 12:18 PM   #49 
  - This was an interesting post to read, as I sit here in my $80 American  Critters2   May-02-09 03:41 PM   #61 
  - you think because shoes are designer  Djinn   May-03-09 12:04 AM   #84 
  - Oh geez, here we go again...........  Beacool   May-02-09 12:19 PM   #50 
  - Is that with tax?  Fuzz   May-02-09 12:35 PM   #52 
  - Heh, so elites buy expensive shoes. Gasp, who knew. At the same time  ProgressIn2008   May-02-09 01:18 PM   #55 
  - Seems overpriced to me  fujiyama   May-02-09 01:22 PM   #56 
  - Serious Sneakers Cost $100 About Now  NashVegas   May-02-09 05:57 PM   #73 
  - Let them eat cake!!  solinvictus   May-02-09 03:42 PM   #62 
  - That's exactly what happened!  SemiCharmedQuark   May-02-09 05:29 PM   #65 
  - they shouldn't make a big deal out of it...  Scout   May-02-09 04:53 PM   #63 
  - Don't like that Ikram.  elleng   May-02-09 05:38 PM   #67 
  - I Will Call This One a Disappointment  NashVegas   May-02-09 05:52 PM   #68 
  - omg!  BlooInBloo   May-02-09 05:53 PM   #70 
  - Seems out of character,  LWolf   May-02-09 05:58 PM   #74 
  - Doesn't seem out of character to me.  Critters2   May-02-09 06:54 PM   #76 
     - Those are good points.  LWolf   May-03-09 10:41 AM   #105 
  - Rappers pay a crap load more for a pair of sneakers n/t.  CRF450   May-02-09 07:02 PM   #78 
  - they don't tend to be on the public payroll  Djinn   May-03-09 12:06 AM   #85 
     - Where's the evidence they used public money for the sneakers?  Alexander   May-03-09 12:20 AM   #87 
     - where's the evidence that I said they did  Djinn   May-03-09 12:42 AM   #91 
        - Your "public payroll" comment gave me the wrong idea.  Alexander   May-03-09 12:58 AM   #95 
     - Hey if I was making the money they're making, I'd buy some expensive stuff too  CRF450   May-03-09 06:31 AM   #101 
  - Michelle Obama should know better than to flaunt her wealth at a time like this.  earth mom   May-02-09 07:04 PM   #79 
  - OMG!!!  a kennedy   May-02-09 07:08 PM   #81 
  - I hope it's not the most important  donheld   May-03-09 10:55 PM   #117 
  - Let's get real.....  BooScout   May-02-09 07:09 PM   #82 
  - If she hadn't worn those shoes, would you have noticed that they live a bit  NoSheep   May-03-09 12:41 AM   #90 
  - oh no! that's horrible!  fishwax   May-03-09 12:51 AM   #92 
  - The price of the shoes doesn't bother me. If anything should bother you, it should be  Zavulon   May-03-09 02:59 AM   #96 
  - Uh-oh! Here comes Sneaker Gate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  devilgrrl   May-03-09 03:07 AM   #98 
  - Yep, that's about it. That is all they have.  calimary   May-03-09 04:04 AM   #100 
  - The shoes were ugly; the outfit terrible. eom.  geiger   May-03-09 07:37 AM   #102 
  - I just cannot be upset about this...  CBR   May-03-09 07:48 AM   #103 
  - 300$ pair of jeans?  WriteDown   May-03-09 10:52 PM   #115 
  - $540 for some BUTT ugly shoes? Who the hell cares?  cherokeeprogressive   May-03-09 02:00 PM   #109 
  - She can wear what she wants IMO  GCP   May-03-09 02:03 PM   #110 
     - Of course . . . Michelle can wear what she wants to wear . . . but there is a message ....  defendandprotect   May-03-09 11:06 PM   #119 
 

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