Each week, the last page of The Weekly Standard includes an invariably witty, often LOL parody of a news story from the week before. Readers may recall how the Associated Press just happened to have a photographer with full photographers’ paraphernalia on hand the very moment that Michelle was checking out of a Target store in Alexandria, Virginia. What a coincidence, and how fortunate for the Democratic National Committee, which didn’t have to pay for the free publicity of showing what a real down-home, basic American wife ‘n’ mom our “first lady” really is.
All those $142,100 diamonds? That’s not the real Michelle. The real Michelle likes to scoop up Target knock-offs as much as the next style-conscious, penny-pinching American gal. Yeah, right.
Well, the editors at The Weekly Standard didn’t drink the Micehlle-at-Target Kool-Aid any more than any other self-respecting observer of Obama and Wife. This latest Obama fakery reminded me of nothing so much as the title of Judge Judy Shindlin’s best-seller, Don’t Pee On My Leg and Tell Me It’s Raining.
Here’s this week’s Weekly Standard Parody: