Revealed: Why Michelle Obama rolled her eyes at Boehner

posted at 6:01 pm on January 22, 2013 by Allahpundit

An understandable reaction in hindsight once you know what was said. Quote: “Another term for Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, huh?”

No, no, I kid. I’m sure the Obamas love Debbie. Which is why O just assigned Jim Messina to basically do her job from now on. The truth is more prosaic:

So what was said? We asked expert lip reader Larry Wenig. Wenig believes John Boehner is asking President Obama whether he had a chance to have a cigarette before the luncheon.

President Obama gave up cigarettes three years ago. Boehner is a known chain smoker.

Our lip reader, Wenig, caught Boehner saying, “Somebody won’t let you do it”, referring to Michelle, which prompted the first lady’s big eye roll.

Boehner’s office denies it but that does look like a decent match to the video in my entirely inexpert opinion. Obama pats her on the shoulder too, which I didn’t notice initially, suggesting that Boehner did refer somehow to Michelle. Only one thing is certain, my friends: The eventual “bad lip-reading” video for yesterday’s frenemies lunch is going to be the best evah.

Semi-serious exit question: Isn’t it way, way past time for America to have a blog devoted to reading lips at prominent political/entertainment/sports events?


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Mr. President, if you want one, you deserve a Kool. Or I’ll bring a Bella Menthol over the next time I see you. The satisfaction lasts longer.

Yes, using Jon Carson, Jedi Messina and the gang shows me that President Obama has more sense than the Republicans who failed to feed and water the Tea Party plant and crackpots like us.

BTW, did the thought ever occur to you righties that, in another few generations, DWS could be president?

IlikedAUH2O on January 22, 2013 at 8:18 PM

Boehner: “Hey, I think your pal Beyonce’ was lip-syncing the Star-Spangled banner”

The Mooch: [in her mind] “All that for a flag?” *rolls eyes*

SouthernGent on January 22, 2013 at 8:18 PM

Rage? I don’t think that is the word you are looking for.
Disgust at the FLOTUS cramming food like a drunken teamster is closer.
( apologies to drunk teamsters)

katy the mean old lady on January 22, 2013 at 6:35 PM

Eating food, the ultimate crime!

lester on January 22, 2013 at 8:19 PM

You should have seen the pigeons scatter when Moochelle belched after feeding.

viking01 on January 22, 2013 at 8:19 PM

That’s not hair, it’s a hat!

PREDICTION:
By 2020, the Obamas are divorced, Barack is out of the closet, and Sasha and Malia (wait for it…) CONVERT TO MORMONISM!

teacherman on January 22, 2013 at 8:20 PM

Nanny Bloomberg thanks Losester for his support.

viking01 on January 22, 2013 at 8:21 PM

…lobotomylester GFY !

KOOLAID2 on January 22, 2013 at 8:12 PM

Looks like the rage is back.

lester on January 22, 2013 at 8:21 PM

Eating food, the ultimate crime!

lester on January 22, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Ya know what’s missing from this vid? The emu drumstick in Mooch’s other hand.

antipc on January 22, 2013 at 8:27 PM

Impugning the dignity of President “Eye Candy” this is just wrong.

bluesdoc70 on January 22, 2013 at 8:27 PM

Eating food, the ultimate crime!

lester on January 22, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Obama, the supposed president of the USA, picked his nose.

How do you excuse that, you utter fool?

Schadenfreude on January 22, 2013 at 8:28 PM

PREDICTION:
By 2020, the Obamas are divorced, Barack is out of the closet, and Sasha and Malia (wait for it…) CONVERT TO MORMONISM!

teacherman on January 22, 2013 at 8:20 PM

Thank you! First time I’ve laughed since Nov. 6.

winfield on January 22, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Obamaworld

Jarrett Compares Obama to Lincoln…

GALLUP: American Optimism Hits Lowest Point Since Carter…

33% DID NOT WATCH SWEAR IN…

Schadenfreude on January 22, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Drudge

Jarrett Compares Obama to Lincoln…

GALLUP: American Optimism Hits Lowest Point Since Carter…

33% DID NOT WATCH SWEAR IN…

Schadenfreude on January 22, 2013 at 8:32 PM

That’s where the shovel ready jobs went!

can_con on January 22, 2013 at 8:33 PM

Why can’t he just chew Kodiak like she does?

Chuck Schick on January 22, 2013 at 6:41 PM

:}

Cleombrotus on January 22, 2013 at 8:39 PM

I think she’s rolling her eyes because it’s hard to catch her breath between “bites”.

bluesdoc70 on January 22, 2013 at 8:39 PM

33% DID NOT WATCH SWEAR IN…

Schadenfreude on January 22, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Given how much swearing we all did after the election, maybe there just weren’t enough four-letter words left for the occassion.

Laura in Maryland on January 22, 2013 at 8:40 PM

33% DID NOT WATCH SWEAR IN…

Schadenfreude on January 22, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Are you telling me that 67% did watch?

Cindy Munford on January 22, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Eyes rolling back is a common trait in certain species when they unhinge their jaws to swallow a large meal.

HumpBot Salvation on January 22, 2013 at 8:41 PM

Humpbot- lol!

wolly4321 on January 22, 2013 at 8:46 PM

I’m sure the first lady washed her hands before supper, right?

Bmore on January 22, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Certainly 0 washed his hands after that nose pick before shaking too many hands, right?

Bmore on January 22, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Certainly 0 washed his hands after that nose pick before shaking too many hands, right?

Bmore on January 22, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Worse yet, he shook hands with Sheryl “Crusty” Crow before picking his nose.

viking01 on January 22, 2013 at 8:59 PM

viking01 on January 22, 2013 at 8:59 PM

Lol! Ick Lol!

Bmore on January 22, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Ah, I love the power elite. It doesn’t really matter what they bicker over. As Hot Air mentions again and again, it’s all kabuki. At the end of the day, they’re the power elite, in the same boat together.

Scopper on January 22, 2013 at 9:11 PM

lobotomylester… GFY !

KOOLAID2 on January 22, 2013 at 8:12 PM

Looks like the rage is back.

lester on January 22, 2013 at 8:21 PM

…no lobotomized one…I said that lovingly !

KOOLAID2 on January 22, 2013 at 9:16 PM

One hand shoved into his nose the other locked deeply in your wallet.

Urban Infidel on January 22, 2013 at 9:28 PM

One hand shoved into his nose the other locked deeply in your wallet.

Urban Infidel on January 22, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Heh, reminds me of a joke I read the other day.

“It was so cold this morning I saw a Democrat with his hands in his own pockets.”

antipc on January 22, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Maybe Boner asked Dear Leader if Moochelle looked like Aunt Esther?

Dingbat63 on January 22, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Isn’t it way, way past time for America to have a blog devoted to reading lips at prominent political/entertainment/sports events?

Absolutely. I am always trying, in my untrained way, to read the lips of football coaches on the sidelines. The only thing I pick up for sure is the F-word.

Mallard T. Drake on January 22, 2013 at 10:02 PM

33% DID NOT WATCH SWEAR IN…

Schadenfreude on January 22, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Are you telling me that 67% did watch?

Cindy Munford on January 22, 2013 at 8:40 PM

…MSM figures?…must have been reversed!
…the left have million man marches… with 30 thousand people too!

KOOLAID2 on January 22, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Obama, the supposed president of the USA, picked his nose.

For moe-lester, that’s “eating food” too.

andycanuck on January 22, 2013 at 10:26 PM

I was one of the 33% of the clowns that didn’t watch, won’t watch, That’s why they make remotes, Honey Boo- Boo is more intertaining.

Drill and Fill on January 22, 2013 at 11:12 PM

BTW, did the thought ever occur to you righties that, in another few generations, DWS could be president?

IlikedAUH2O on January 22, 2013 at 8:18 PM

You know, I just can’t picture it. She doesn’t have the charisma or the dogged effectiveness that every president I can think of has had one or the other of. She would, at best, be the Democrat equivalent of Dole, but without the interesting parts.

The only thing she’s notable for is repeating party dogma word for word. Even there, she only been able to follow the script; get her off the Designated Sentence and she just stops. Obama at least opens mouth and inserts foot. She can’t even manage that much deviation.

She’s just boring.

Voyager on January 23, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Obama, the supposed president of the USA, picked his nose.

Schadenfreude on January 22, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Better than that, the socialist prime minister of Australia picked his ear wax – and ate it!

The Thin Man Returns on January 23, 2013 at 12:48 AM

Michelle “Antoinette” Obama. That says it all.

sadatoni on January 23, 2013 at 7:28 AM

It’s been beat to death, but I just can’t get over the elbows on the table! When I was a kid, there were eight of us around the dinner table and if one mannerless child dared to assume Michelle’s position there would be a chorus of “Elbows OFF the table!”

I guess having her Mom in the White House hasn’t improved her manners.

2L8 on January 23, 2013 at 7:43 AM

It’s been beat to death, but I just can’t get over the elbows on the table!

2L8 on January 23, 2013 at 7:43 AM

I can’t get over the otter attached to her head.

Expecting Mooch to have decent table manners is like expecting a pig to excuse itself after burping. Not going to happen when you have such a classless angry black woman in the White House instead of a First Lady with grace, style, and manners.

Happy Nomad on January 23, 2013 at 8:03 AM

Lung cancer?…

Pest on January 23, 2013 at 8:19 AM

Armin Tamzarian

SKINNER!

Pale Rider on January 23, 2013 at 8:41 AM

SUBTITLE: “Mystery Solved”

Really? Did she confess that she hates White people, especially those who don’t believe that she is married to the “second coming”?
Let’s face it, shall we, Mrs. Robinson is a classless pig.
~(Ä)~

Karl Magnus on January 23, 2013 at 8:54 AM

Really? That’s what Boehner said? Gee, I thought he asked Obama if he did any “choom” lately.

Cherokee on January 23, 2013 at 9:25 AM

Semi-serious exit question: Isn’t it way, way past time for America to have a blog devoted to reading lips at prominent political/entertainment/sports events?

Given his/their recent struggles, I’m betting on Bill Belichick to get that ball rolling.

BKeyser on January 23, 2013 at 9:26 AM

Every coke head I have ever seen just cannot keep their fingers away from their nose.

Open The Door on January 23, 2013 at 9:50 AM

Why doesn’t she just lift that plate to her lips and use her spoon to shovel it in? Why bother with a fork?

She’s shovel-ready.

Oink.

petefrt on January 23, 2013 at 9:55 AM

She may not be a soldier, but let us give thanks to the Third Amendment for protecting us from having to house this horse’s ass in our own homes during either in peace or war time.

Resist We Much on January 23, 2013 at 10:17 AM

I’d tell Moochie what I tell my teenagers……

“your’e not cavemen ! get your elbows off the table, and eat in a civilized manner”

(My own li’l nanny state)

FlaMurph on January 23, 2013 at 10:17 AM

So the Obamas and the Boehners get along better than Sumner and Brooks? Sigh.

Seth Halpern on January 23, 2013 at 10:29 AM

She’s shovel-ready.

Oink.

petefrt on January 23, 2013 at 9:55 AM

Score!

CycloneCDB on January 23, 2013 at 10:35 AM

Score!

CycloneCDB on January 23, 2013 at 10:35 AM

Hey! Lol!

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Eyes rolling back is a common trait in certain species when they unhinge their jaws to swallow a large meal.

HumpBot Salvation on January 22, 2013 at 8:41 PM

Omg. Good one.

SparkPlug on January 23, 2013 at 11:19 AM

Bmore on January 23, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Hey, that’s probably where I saw it first!

petefrt on January 23, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Never mind excusing the eye roll. What I can’t get over are the table manners!

Alana on January 23, 2013 at 12:45 PM

Eating food, the ultimate crime!

lester on January 22, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Not quite.

The fact that she shovels in all kinds of junk, while AT THE SAME TIME, her official policies on school lunches are forcing schools to serve foods the kids won’t eat, based on her MANDATES, makes her a fat-assed hypocrite.

I wouldn’t give a damn what she was eating, if she wasn’t telling everybody else how to eat. I don’t expect you to understand that concept, though., since you LOVE leftist double standards.

JannyMae on January 23, 2013 at 2:01 PM

Even if annoyance at a joke at her expense is her excuse, what excuses her posture at the table? Hunched over, elbows at table, shoveling it in like its her last meal? Good grief lady get it together. Pure gauche.

quiz1 on January 23, 2013 at 11:12 PM

I am Deaf and pretty good at lip reading. I can confirm that “somebody won’t let you do it” is what John Boehner said.

Conservative Samizdat on January 24, 2013 at 12:45 AM

Wow!! Just watched the clip again. Boener must have felt like he was sitting next to a rock crusher.

That woman is totally GHETTO, and it shows in every thing she does.

Spots the Dog on January 24, 2013 at 6:21 AM

It’s good to see that, even with the $16 TRILLION debt … even with Americans dying overseas due to incompetence in Washington … even though we have witnessed the greatest violations on our constitution in the last four years than we have ever before seen …

Yeah … it’s good to see that, with ALL THAT … Boehner still thinks he can be funny.

HondaV65 on January 25, 2013 at 9:30 AM

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