Nowruz Dinner Proves Michelle Obama Unfit to Be First Lady

The Conservative Tribune predictably throws a hypocritical fit over the White House dinner honoring Nowruz, the Persian new year holiday celebrated throughout Central Asia, hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama. That horrible act has proven her unfit to be the First Lady, as you can well imagine.

Michelle Obama, the first lady of the United States, has proven through her actions and statements numerous times that she simply doesn’t live up to the level of class of others who have held the same position.

Last week, the first lady hosted a celebration in the White House, honoring Iran by celebrating the Persian holiday of Nowruz, which represents their new year…

Regardless of her motives, she hosted the celebration nonetheless, entertaining her guests with a Persian dance group and a lavish dinner, no doubt of higher quality than the stuff she is forcing schoolchildren across America to eat for lunch.

“I think it’s so fitting we’re holding this celebration here today,” she said, welcoming her guests to the White House.

“One of the things I love about the White House is how it truly is the people’s house. It is a house that reflects the diversity of culture and traditions that make us who we are as a country. Nowruz is one of those traditions,” she continued, according to BizPac Review.

Yeah, this clearly shows that she doesn’t have the “level of class” of, say, Laura Bush, who hosted this same “lavish dinner” at the White House in honor of Nowruz in 2008. Here’s a picture of Laura Bush from that dinner, speaking with an Iranian-American doctor who spoke at the dinner.

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How classless, right? In fact, that was the first such dinner, though the White House has been issuing a declaration honoring the holiday every year since the first President Bush. That year George W. Bush sent out this declaration that sounds eerily similar to what Michelle Obama said:

Message on the Observance of Nowruz

March 16, 2005

I send greetings to those celebrating Nowruz.

Nowruz marks the arrival of a new year and the celebration of life. It has long been an opportunity to spend time with family and friends and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Many Americans who trace their heritage to Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Central Asia observe this special occasion to preserve their rich heritage and ensure that their values and traditions are passed on to future generations. This festival also reminds all Americans of the diversity that has made our Nation stronger and better.

Laura and I send our best wishes for peace and prosperity in the New Year.

George W. Bush

Diversity that makes our nation stronger? Who does he think he is, some Kenyan commie Muslim who hates America?

We would be remiss if we didn’t point out that this isn’t the first time an Islamic holiday has been celebrated in the Obama White House, as they have hosted celebrations in the past for Eid al-Fitr, a massive feast which marks the end of Ramadan.

And I would be remiss if I didn’t point out that this is not a Muslim holiday, it’s a Zoroastrian holiday. And that the first such dinner at the White House was hosted by Thomas Jefferson in 1805. The second President Bush hosted an Eid al-Fitr dinner all 8 years he was in the White House. I searched in vain for the Conservative Tribune’s howls of outrage over it in any of those years. To be fair, though, those people were white.

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  • dingojack

    And here is some of the food.

    OMG! Banish the Bush family immediately!!

    Dingo

  • wreck

    “Michelle Obama, the first lady of the United States, has proven through her actions and statements numerous times that she simply doesn’t live up to the level of class of others who have held the same position.”

    Like Nancy “let’s ask an astrologer” Reagan?

  • dingojack

    Or this

    @@ Dingo

  • dingojack

    Even the Freepers got into it!

    Dingo

  • John Pieret

    We really should do something to keep crayons out of the hands of morons!

  • http://drx.typepad.com Dr X

    Hadn’t heard of the Conservative Tribune, so checked the site out. Holy shit, what a mess.

  • Larry

    Its totes different. Last time I checked, Laura wasn’t black.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    Dr X “Hadn’t heard of the Conservative Tribune…”

    No biggie. Their sites will eventually coalesce in to a single site, The Dogwhistle.

  • mikeinohio

    My guess is that this whole narrative will spread through the winger information bubble pretty quickly. We can all look forward to seeing it in our Facebook timeline very soon. Prepare for the necessary dispensation of facts to all your crazy relatives.

  • dingojack

    Already done. Along with the totally un-outraged Freeper article of 22 Mar 2003. No calls for George Snr & Laura Bush’s impeachment or anything!

    Dingo

  • Sastra

    Ok, here’s my favorite part:

    Regardless of her motives, she hosted the celebration nonetheless, entertaining her guests with a Persian dance group and a lavish dinner, no doubt of higher quality than the stuff she is forcing schoolchildren across America to eat for lunch.

    OMG what an ELITIST woman! She didn’t serve school cafeteria food for a formal dinner party at the White House! Who the hell does she think she is??!!

    I’m sure Laura Bush always put out help-yourself trays of beanie weenies and macaroni cheese, rushed from the kitchens at the local grade school and nicely heated by little cans of sterno. Plus there was an apple.

  • http://festeringscabofrealityblogspot.com fifthdentist

    From the Conservative Word Redefinition Project:

    “Playing the race card” v. phrase

    1) pointing out instances of blatant racism

    See “anti-colonialism,” “Kenyan,” “Muslim,” “terrorist fist bump,” “halfrican,” and”America-hating,.”

  • colnago80

    We might also point out that Laura Bush also supports same sex marriage (as, apparently, does her mother in law).

  • iain

    “Not having class” is how the right has masked overt racism with plausible deniability for years. “Trash,” “low class” are synonyms for non-white.

  • http://twitter.com/#!/TabbyLavalamp Tabby Lavalamp

    She’s unfit to be First Lady, so she needs to be impeached!

  • grumpyoldfart

    They say those things because they know the general American public is dopey enough to believe them.

  • dugglebogey

    “Zoro-whut? Are you some kinda commie or sumthin?”

  • peterh

    The Conservative Tribune can cherry-pick the real and/or imagined sins of public figures just as fundamentalists can cherry-pick their favorite bits of scripture.

  • Georgia Sam

    Of course, all Real American Patriots have known for a long time that Michelle Obama didn’t have the class expected of a first lady. They knew it instantly, the first time they saw her.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=523300770 stuartsmith

    “…a lavish dinner, no doubt of higher quality than the stuff she is forcing schoolchildren across America to eat for lunch.”

    Yeah, remember when American school children used to dine on steak and lobster every lunch? Then stupid Michelle Obama came along and FORCED them to eat this nasty cheap stuff so she could use the money to throw dinner parties. She’s well known for traveling across the country grabbing handfulls of macaroni cheese and just ramming it down kid’s throats! Tyranny! Black-hearted tyranny! Wait, sorry, I mean low-class-hearted tyranny!