Public Service Announcement

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Alpo, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    Couple of years ago, I would occasionally see a public service announcement. Nice looking white lady, with short dark hair. They always started the same way. "Hello, I'm Laura Bush". Then she'd go on about whatever she was making the announcement about.

    I thought that was quite helpful. I knew Barbara Bush, when I saw her. Laura - not so much. I recognized Nancy Reagan right off. Rosalynn Carter - not so much. Betty Ford - not so much.

    So, when these women would get on TV, and start off, "Hello, I'm Rosalynn Carter", or "Hello, I'm Nancy Reagan", that was always helpful.

    So, the other day, I see this announcement. Youngish black woman. Starts right into a spiel about how we need to send money to Haiti. I thought, "Oprah done lost weight, again". Then, "Wait a minute. That ain't Oprah. Who is that?" About half-way through what she was sayin', I decided it was Michelle Obama.

    So why, I wondered, did she not start out with, "Hello, I'm Michelle Obama"? Is everbody in the country supposed to recognize her? Hell, even Oprah (and everbody in the world knows her) starts her commercials with "Hi, I'm Oprah Winfrey".
     
  2. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    It does seem arrogant. Everything about them (prez & fam) seems arrogant, really.
     

  3. red14

    red14 Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    N FLA
    Well, she is finally proud of America.
     
  4. JohnBrainard

    JohnBrainard New Member

    505
    Sep 11, 2009
    Gilbert, AZ
    I looked up tacky and found a picture of the Obamas.
     
  5. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    Huh, same thing under the definition of "wannabe".
     
  6. JohnBrainard

    JohnBrainard New Member

    505
    Sep 11, 2009
    Gilbert, AZ
    And narcissist.
     
  7. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    Thank you. That's the word I wanted. Old Timer's Disease set in, and all I could come up with was "uppity", and I didn't want to use that one when talking about a black woman.
     
  8. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    and media whores
     
  9. navis128

    navis128 New Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    Texas
    What she needs is an orthodontist or someone to FIX HER JAW. I know it's not her fault, but this sure doesn't help that snob b^%$h self-rightous look when she's trying to be "one of the little people".
     
  10. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    ooohhh. so true. I see her and have this sudden urge to start smack'n.
     
  11. navis128

    navis128 New Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    Texas
    hehehe!!!

    my jaw just starts aching and I notice that I start trying to adjust it!
     
  12. JohnBrainard

    JohnBrainard New Member

    505
    Sep 11, 2009
    Gilbert, AZ
    It looks like her skin is on a little too tight... Kinda like a drum, but less useful and nowhere near as pleasing to the ears.
     
  13. obxned

    obxned Active Member

    Mar 4, 2007
    So how much of their money do you think they sent?
     
  14. JohnTheCalifornian

    JohnTheCalifornian Member

    453
    Jun 12, 2009
    Bakersfield
    I have seen that same commercial to and I thought from my point of view, she was demanding we give money. Her tone and her words suggest to me she is not asking us but rather telling us to donate money. Far as I am concerned, enough of my money has been taken from me. I am not about to give any of it away. Especially in this day and age when almost everyone hates America but here we come, every diaster with money and supplies. They are loving us then, but would be quick to burn our flags in their streets and claim that America is evil. Screw them all!
     
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