Plus, this is being reported by the National Enquirer, which was the first and for a long time only outlet to report on the dirty deeds of Democratic superstar John Edwards. And if you think the MSM went overboard in protecting him, how far would they go to protect their beloved Moochelle?
So -after the dust-up between Hilary Rosen and Ann Romney, Michelle dutifully tapped out some Twitter support for stay at home moms, but:
...behind the scenes, her fingerprints were all over the scandal, said an inside source.
“Michelle had her claws out to get Ann, but it quickly backfired and Barack was livid when he heard she had secretly directed the attack,” said the source... “But even though Michelle was the instigator, the political grenade blew up in the president’s face.”
The White House also caught heat when it was revealed Rosen had been a guest there 35 times – three times more often than Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
Michelle thought Rosen, an out-of-the-closet lesbian and close pal, could be their attack dog, but she miscalculated badly by going after stay-at-home moms,” said the source.
“Behind the scenes, Michelle has vented that she worked hard as a lawyer in addition to being a mom. She also made jokes about Ann Romney ‘working at leading a rich lifestyle,’...
“Michelle is determined to do whatever it takes to keep her husband in the White House. She’s learned politics is a dirty business. It’s only a matter of time before she comes up with another plan to go after Ann.”
The fact that Wonkette nervously mocks the NI story without trying to refute it makes it all the more believable to me....
So what will Michelle come up with next? We may have to stop comparing her to Marie Antoinette....and instead, perhaps, to...Lady MacBeth?
Analysts see in the character of Lady Macbeth the conflict between femininity and masculinity, as they are impressed in cultural norms. Lady Macbeth suppresses her instincts toward compassion, motherhood, and fragility — associated with femininity — in favour of ambition, ruthlessness, and the singleminded pursuit of power...