Win Or Lose, Michelle and Barack Obama Will Always Be History's Most Adorable Presidential Couple
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Win Or Lose, Michelle and Barack Obama Will Always Be History's Most Adorable Presidential Couple

By Dustin Rowles | Miscellaneous | November 3, 2012 | Comments ()

























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  • Archie Leach

    I don't give a fuck who becomes president in 2016 as long as the surname of the fucking main party candidate isn't bush or clinton!!!!.... uuummmm actually I lie as if the candidate is a reSCUMlican that has ANYthing to do with a "palin"..... well then I'll just become a heroin make it ALL GO AWAY......

  • TK

    OK, buddy. That's enough out of you. Maybe you should take a breather, lie down for a while before you short circuit.

    Maybe take a couple of basic writing classes, too.

  • Phil

    Oh please;

    and I voted for Barack

    but JFK and Jackie

    and Harry Truman and Bess

  • Archie Leach

    Franklin and Eleanor??

    YOU are worthless and weak!

  • e jerry powell

    Jackie didn't much like Marilyn, did she?

  • Bedewcrock


  • e jerry powell

    I adore them. Even for being a gay, I think they make the smartest couple of EVAR.

  • Jim Slemaker

    Hate to see them go. It's too bad "adorable" doesn't equate to being able to govern.

  • Well, 13 hours after you made that comment, you might want to revise it.


    YOU mean LIKE the ""incredible leadership"" shown by the *southeastern and texas based CONFEDERATE LEGACY 'there's no such thing as noblesse oblige'" governing morality of the monkeys....OOOOPPPS.... I mean the bushies?????....... OOOOPPPPPSSSS..... I MEAN the contemporary reSCUMlicans??????

    PRESENT "grand old party" = = = = = = present day national front neofascist VERMIN of Europe..... there's NO HOPE WHATSOEVER for the american polity.....

  • Guest

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  • $27019454

    I want to hug my husband so much right now.

  • $27019454

    Hey downvoter! Cynical much?

  • Jennifer Schmennifer

    There's obviously a hateful person downvoting all the supportive comments. You can ignore them or pity their hate-filled life. Up to you.

  • $27019454

    I can do both? Yes? Cool.

  • annie

    Forget politics. BFFs in love. 20 years and still totally into each other and their family. That's what I want for my future.

  • Pookie

    Rowles, your trickery is of no consequence.

  • deleted for rampant bigoted assholery. -TK

  • kushiro -

    You just know you're going to get reasonable and measured commentary when someone starts out with "two angry blacks".

  • edited for racist douchebaggery. -TK

  • Jezzer

    I would rather you had refrained from being an absolute tool, but seeing how that's off the table now...

  • kushiro -

    I was going to say I would rather you try not to insult people, but then I thought why bother?

  • Pookie

    So I guess you won’t be coming to the ultra secret “Handout Bash” tonight. It’s where blacks go to get free stuff from the government and laugh at whitey behind his back.

  • LOL! No, I'll sit that one out, too.

  • Archie Leach


  • katy

    I've had four years to ponder why my life long democrat mother suddenly voted republican in the last election, and is likely doing so again this time. And I look at the person I'm voting for, and his wife that we get as a package deal, and I can just relate to them. I get the challenge of juggling kids and a career, and putting said career on hold in the middle of what should be my biggest growth years because of the kids. I get wanting my husband to stay present as a father and a husband, even though his work schedule could easily keep him away all day and night. I get having to be harsh sometimes in my insistence that he be home for dinner as much as possible, and maybe having his colleagues see me in a negative light because of that. But mostly I can fully relate to the closeness and intimacy they have in their marriage. We too are cuddly, snuggly, and just physically *close* to each other whenever it makes sense, and I don't foresee a time when that would not be the case. I love him and he loves me, and we are, and have always been, true partners in our household.

    My mother on the other hand exemplifies Ann Romney; Stay at home mom for all but a few of her adult years (thanks mom!), never had a sense of a career in the business/organizational world, has a wealthy husband who likes it that way, a real disconnect from the fact that others have the gall to live differently than them, AND a very diminished day-to-day closeness with my dad. So it finally, sadly, makes sense to me now. There is no way I will ever be able to make her see why Obama is such an important president to me. All I can do is hope the next democratic candidate for president is someone she feels "she can trust", so we can get her back to our side.

  • Bodhi

    Very well said. This situation with your mother is almost the same as my MILs & no amount of discussion will ever change her mind.

  • Bandit

    So far I haven't paid much attention to the US election. However, watching the news yesterday, it struck me just how vastly different Obama and Romney are. Not their policies, or parties or alignments. Them.

    Obama is cool, suave and mellow. He's unhurried and gently spoken with a touch of aloofness. His whole demeanor is charm and he's undeniably magnetic. There's something beautifully masculine about him.

    Romney, on the other hand, is whitebread. He's a platitudinous bore. There is nothing even remotely dynamic about him or his relationship with the Mrs.

    I got all of this from 50 seconds of video footage. Welcome to my knowledge of US politics.

  • Puddin

    Jon and Abigail Adams give them a run for their money, though. Sure, they probably weren't the most photogenic pair, but man, their letters were HOT.

  • Sara_Tonin00

    I think it's a pretty equivalent relationship too - a couple genuinely in love, with an opinionated, capable woman who both offered and was asked for help by her statesman husband.

  • PerpetualIntern

    I don't know. I heard Mary Todd and Abe were pretty adorable.

  • linnyloo

    If by adorable you mean "had to deal with crippling jealousy issues and a heavy dose of cray-cray," then you're right.

  • PerpetualIntern

    Cray cray doesn't equal adorable? I need to rethink my pickup strategies...

  • The Other Agent Johnson

    Does? You mean deer? Female deer?

  • linnyloo

    edited. Thanks ever so.

  • The Other Agent Johnson

    Aw, I was just funnin'... meant no offense.

  • linnyloo

    S'okay. I forgive you. Unlike that bitch Mary Todd. She can just stay on my shit list.

  • Too bad the Democrats didn't have the guts or the balls to address election theft and voter suppression by the Repukes in 2000 and 2004. Those who can't remember the past are condemned to repeat it. No justice, no clean vote tabulation.

  • BierceAmbrose

    Yeah, we wouldn't want any partisan hackery influencing or intimidating voters, or otherwise clouding up the process.

    Mural of dear leader tightr next to voting machines:

    Apparently ordered covered before election, but let's discuss

    Election judge in Obama hat:

    Obama poster at another poll:

    Poll inspectors thrown out in PA:

    (Breaking, not confirmed, judge's order to allow inspectors back in not complied with. Sheriffs sent.)

    Black panthers "guarding" in Philly again:

    So, what's OK, what's too much?

    Here's the thing. Lots of claims of fraud or etc. Here's one going the other way:

    I'd like to see first-person accounts, photos & similar. Going to court like in PA produces a record. Uprisingaudio article reports "claims of." That gets you nothing.

  • Oh please. In my case, your argument is invalid. Hello, my name is Sunny Miller and I endorse this message--

    The Progressive Case Against Obama:

  • BierceAmbrose

    Hell of an article. Thanks.

    He's bang-on on the economics & kleptocracy under the current, and now continuing administration.

    I'm a tad more skeptical about the last couple paragraphs. First he spends a lot of words describing the hijacking of stuff promoted as moral imperatives and good works in the current US administration. (They're hardly unique in this.) Then he finishes by proposing another grand kleptocracy for a distant, noble goal. Color me cynical, I don't thing the goal, beneficiaries or who's going to pay for it matter. Such things always go sideways.

  • BierceAmbrose

    I thought you were talking about voter suppression. I'm against voter suppression, whoever does it.

  • Get your heads out of the sand. If you think criminal, prosecutable conspiracies of every stripe do not still happen at the highest levels of our government and society [I hope we can all at least agree that Watergate and Iran/Contra did in fact happen] you're out of your minds. It's not the CT's who are nuts it's the people who refuse to face this reality.

  • neonseattle

    i love them. they seem so strong and truly happy together

  • Tinkerville

    Annnnd it's 8:00am here and I'm tearing up already. Thanks, Dustin. That didn't take long.

  • BlackRabbit

    One might make the cynical argument that these photos are just more propaganda set up to make Obama more attractive, similar to the baby-kissing pictures.

    On the other hand, they really do look like a loving, happy and natural couple, and the world needs more of that.

    Pick your worldview.

  • Arran

    Staged or not, they're the first presidential couple in my lifetime who you can believe actually still get down on the regular.

  • Sara_Tonin00

    Yes, they're obviously followed by a photographers. But they are also completely comfortable being themselves in front of the camera, and that's pretty amazing for a politician.

  • NateMan

    Sure they are. But I can't think of another political couple that photographs so well. They're either brilliant actors, truly in love, or both. I'm okay with that.

  • Puddin

    Michelle is my sister in the cult of J. Crew. All hail the pencil skirt and sparkly cardigan.

  • KatSings

    They are so cute. I love their little family.

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