Liberals quick to label “unguarded moments” like Michelle Obama being coarse in her discourse as “cute,” are just as quick to condemn conservative women for using similar oratory.
While on tour plugging her new book, the former first lady shocked the audience at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn when she dissed the feminist “Lean In” campaign, using some colorful language to complain that women can’t have “equality” in their professional and personal lives.
“Marriage still ain’t equal, y’all,” Obama told the crowd. “It ain’t equal. I tell women that whole ‘you can have it all’—mmm, nope, not at the same time, that’s a lie. It’s not always enough to lean in, because that sh*t doesn’t work.”
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So much for Mrs. Obama’s tag line, “When they go low, we go high.”
Recognizing there were children in the audience, Obama did apologize, according to Vanity Fair, which characterized the incident in its headline as the former first lady getting “especially comfortable.”
“I thought we were at home, y’all. I was gettin’ real comfortable up in here,” Obama said. “Alright, I’m back now. Sometimes that stuff doesn’t work.”
It’s enough to make one wonder just what the Obama home is like when there are no prying eyes around. That she continues a trend of complaining about marriage being left up to the interpretation of the individual — perhaps life with Barack Obama may not be all the gushing media makes it out to be.
The “Lean In” campaign is the end result of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg’s efforts, and endeavors to overturn gender stereotypes to advance gender equality at home and at work.
The group’s goal is “to promote female leadership and foster gender diversity in the workplace,” in part by portraying men in caregiver roles — see emasculation.
As for Obama’s course dismissal, she does so with the full confidence that there’s an army of liberal sycophants out there, to include the media, more than willing to run interference for her.
Case in point: “The moment was overshadowed by Michelle O saying shit in public which is a silly thing to get excised about & points to our fetish with civility over all else. The substance of the sentence—a rejection of the Sheryl Sandberg’s controversial ethos—is much more interesting,” tweeted Touré.
The moment was overshadowed by Michelle O saying shit in public which is a silly thing to get excised about & points to our fetish with civility over all else. The substance of the sentence—a rejection of the Sheryl Sandberg’s controversial ethos—is much more interesting.
— Touré (@Toure) December 2, 2018
Followed by this:
But Michelle Obama was very cute the way she recoiled with shock at the way "shit” had so easily rolled off her tongue. She had really lost sight of that she was doing a Public Event and for that moment she was just doing her. She shook it off. “I’m back now.”
— Touré (@Toure) December 2, 2018
Here’s a sampling of other hypocritical tweets from Obama apologists.
Saw Michelle Obama last night and about relationships she said, “…it is not always enough to lean in, because that shit does not always work.” Her slipped cuss had the sold out crowd howling and cheering. Her checkered boots had me swooning. Also, everything else. Actual tears. pic.twitter.com/mpIH3ffD2o
— Kat Jetson (@katjetson) December 2, 2018
Listening to the queen, Michelle Obama, at Barclay’s. Speaking about marriage and kids, and how it’s still not equal for women: “You can’t have it all at the same time. It’s not enough to lean in, because that shit doesn’t work all the time.”🙌
— Laura Keeley (@laurakeeley) December 2, 2018
— An’Drea (@andreaehall_) December 2, 2018
Give me a break. If Donald “Grab ‘em by *ussy” Trump can brag about sexually assaulting women, Michelle Obama is allowed to keep it real for a moment.
— Mauro C (@Bionicscode) December 2, 2018
My favorite moment of the night. She was so real, and right about the lean in shit!
— Rachel Knight (@rpknight6) December 2, 2018
I love it. She can say whatever she wants now. Finally.
— Kathryn jackson (@Kathryngood4u) December 2, 2018
Hearing Michelle Obama curse👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 pic.twitter.com/UnXnn0yN8X
— Regine (@egi9781) December 2, 2018