When people make an argument that suggests another person’s views are ridiculous or downright weird, it is actually worth looking into whether the views are being accurately expressed. A good example is the Gay Marriage debate. When advocates say something like”These people are against it because they want to stop two people loving each other”, it is a bad argument. No opponent of gay marriage has ever likely stated that they are against it because they want to stop two people loving each other. It is a debating trick to try and obfuscate the real criticisms (and thereby meaning that the advocates don’t have to try and answer the criticisms).
And this is exactly the argument type that Michelle Obama is making when she bemoans the fact that her “healthy lunch” program is being pulled. Her argument is this:
“I’m talking to moms, think about this, take me out of the equation, like me, don’t like me, but think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap? Why would you celebrate that? Why would you sit idly and be okay with that?” she continued. “Cause here’s the secret, If somebody is doing that, they don’t care about your kids. And we need to demand everyone to care deeply about our kids,”
She is suggesting that opponents of her program are opposing because someone “(wants) your kids eating crap”. Is this an argument? Of course not. People are opposing it for very real reasons, not the reasons she is putting forth. And she is giving false reasons because she has no answers to the very real concerns about the program. That’s why she goes for blind, angry rhetoric instead of defending her program.
Michelle Obama doesn’t have much to hide anymore now that her true self is coming out and she doesn’t have to pretend to be perfect behind the title of First Lady. However, her classlessness was just seen at a nasty new low with her public display of rage for the most ridiculous reason yet. If there was any question about her arrogance or entitlement this should tell everyone everything they need to know.
Being replaced in her former role as First Lady with someone like Melania Trump was an insult to injury enough, but since Michelle has been given the boot off of her pretentious perch, she’s having a hard time letting that power position go. Perhaps the reality that she’s more or less irrelevant now and that her replacement has completely undone her school lunch legacy, has been the combination of unfortunate events for Michelle that sent her into a complete public meltdown.
Michelle’s “healthy” lunch program that she spent eight years trying to make important was a complete and utter failure from the start. Her food recommendations and school menu changes were unappealing at best. In fact, it was so bad, that it became the joke of the nation on social media with its own hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama. That’s pretty embarrassing, but not as much as her recent temper tantrum over the mass amount of criticism for the failed program.
The Daily Wire reported about Michelle’s embarrassing meltdown:
“Michelle is apparently angry about the criticism that the program, enacted in 2010, received. During an event on Friday, the Partnership for a Healthier American 2017 Healthier Future Summit, she complained that critics were just being ‘partisan’ when they said the regulations on school lunch programs were leading to some pretty horrible meals.”
Speaking in front of a large crowd, the former First Lady went off about her legacy and what the Trumps have done to it.
“So we have a lot more work to do for sure but we got to make sure we don’t let anybody take us back. Because the question is where are we going back to? I mean this is where you really have to look at motives. You have to stop and think, why don’t you want our kids to have good food at school?” a very frustrated Michelle publicly ranted, but didn’t stop there.
“What is wrong with you? And why is that a partisan issue? Why would that be political? What is going on? Now that is up to moms. I’m talking to moms, think about this, take me out of the equation, like me, don’t like me, but think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap? Why would you celebrate that? Why would you sit idly and be okay with that?” she continued.
“Cause here’s the secret, If somebody is doing that, they don’t care about your kids. And we need to demand everyone to care deeply about our kids,” Michelle said, thinking she was closing on a powerful note, but really just came across looking sore over the issue that nobody really cared about her lunch program as much as she repeatedly told them they should.
Liberals meddle in more than enough and if there’s anything they need to not mess with, it’s other people’s kids and how to raise them. After all, they’re the party of not caring enough about children that they’re willing to kill them in utero if they’re an inconvenience to the “mother.” What also makes Michelle the wrong person to be giving parenting advice is the fact that she hasn’t even been seen with your youngest daughter since leaving the White House.
While Barack and Michelle travel to globe, everyone wonders where their high school-aged daughter is and who she’s being raised by. Michelle certainly isn’t around long enough to monitor her own teen’s meals, let alone be the authoritative person over what other parents feed their kids. The fact that she’s still whining about her platform in a public display of frustration just proves that she’s really humiliated about the failure and not willing to relinquish her influence over others just yet.
There’s little advice that Michelle is qualified to give and it’s limited to best vacation spots and how to mingle your way into the Hollywood crowd. Leave the food choices to parents and even schools who were doing a better job before she got involved.
H/T: Freedom Daily