Michelle Obama's Spanish Vacation

Michelle Obama, Spain, Vacation, First Lady
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Michelle Antoinette?
Arguably the most vitriolic verbal volley that has come Obama's way was from New York Daily News columnist and blogger Andrea Tantaros. She likened the First Lady to French queen Marie Antoinette, who was famously extravagant with her spending. "To be clear," wrote Tantaros, "what the Obamas do with their money is one thing; what they do with ours is another. Transporting and housing the estimated 70 Secret Service agents who will flank the material girl will cost the taxpayers a pretty penny." She added, "Michelle Obama seems more like a modern-day Marie Antoinette ... than an average mother of two."

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