And don't miss the shuffleboard-bingo tournament at noon ....
Aww, look at the nice old couple dancing to the oldies on this nice cruise ship, in space. Who are they, anyway?

Used to be the president and first lady of Estados Unidos de América? Why, they don’t even look Mexican! Guess it was a different time, back then. And who’s that performing this quaint old dance song? Ke$ha? Ke$ha Who? Also what is a dollar sign? [White House Flickr]

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  1. They are exchanging glances, and racing each other to the presidential bedroom. In front of all the guests, she is just stone cold turning his pleated pants into a pup-tent.

  2. “Tell your doctor about your medications, especially if you take nitrates for chest pain, as Cialis may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure…….”
    Cue the twin bath tubs and the four hour boner…..

  3. Don’t they know that people in their position are supposed to stare at each other with barely-contained rage over the years of mutual hatred and bondage for political advancement? Or the woman can show a blank stare with a tinkle of sociopathy and Joker-style frozen smile, only showing the emotion of jealousy that her husband killed more people than her, while the man stares off into the middle distance while grinning and drooling like an easily satisfied victim of retardation, which he is, interrupted by an occasional giggle at a completely inappropriate moment.

  4. [re=620965]JMP[/re]: Wingnuts actually constantly interpret pictures of Michelle Obama as depicting just immense amounts of rage and hatred. They think she is just constantly pissed off and angry at white people and at Obama for being half white.

  5. [re=620965]JMP[/re]: I’ve been drinking (hey, it’s SUMMER and I have 2 kids to entertain all fucking day!), so the most erudite I can be is: LOL.

  6. I took a quick trip in the Wayback Machine to the days Barack and Michelle were dating. As she contemplated marrying him, I’m sure she knew he’d do surprising, interesting and amazing things in his life, in their life. But back in 1992, anyone could have told you it was impossible for a black man to become President of the United States.

    I try to imagine how truly surprising, interesting and amazing Barack Obama has been to Michelle. Then I think she probably knew all along that nothing was impossible for him.

  7. The “Aloha” deck bar looks different than I remember it.

    As does, for that matter, Isaac.

    “Looove, life’s sweetest reward…
    Let it flow, it FLOTUS back to you!”

  8. Barry sure has gotten gray since he’s been preznit. Michelle just looks better and better. I think that means she’s the psychopath in the family.

  9. [re=620956]Jack Stuef[/re]: For realz.

    Every time I see Barack rockin’ one of his short sleeve blue shirt & khaki pleated pant ensembles — one of which predates his fucking senate campaign! — all I can think of is THIS.

  10. [re=620976]Extemporanus[/re]: I’m gonna guess that MOST bars look different from how you remember them, even the next day. At least if you take your drinking seriously.

  11. [re=620965]JMP[/re]: you refer to the Clintons, nicht wahr? whereas here we have the next level in the game:

    “More fisticuffs, my dear?”

    “You lead, lover, and I’ll follow.”

    the rest is, or will be, history.

  12. Michelle’s having a flashback to their days in Chicago, imagining them in the living room, after the girls are in bed, doing their workout with the Heavyhands in front of the TV. Simpler times, but now you’re off changing the world, and wouldn’t miss this for anything.

  13. [re=620999]Troubledog[/re]: those were the days. we had just lost a major war, the president had actually been driven from office for being a crook, the white male hegemony was beginning to crumble, boys and girls of all sexes and colors were coming out to play, crack and crank were barely glimmers in a sociopathic eye, the sex was free, the music was beautiful and the dancing divine.

    time for me to scutter off and weep into my gin, blow my nose into my boa.

  14. Some of you may remember that the dollar sign was used to denote the old American form of currency before we switched to Ameros.

  15. Oh, this is an allIblack remake of that eighties movie with the old white people and Steve Guttenburg. What’s this clalled, Soul Cocoon?

  16. [re=621020]nappyduggs[/re]:
    Oh, honey. You just had to open your mouth. Having a mug of valerian tea with a thimble full of whiskey in it is for sleepytime, not for bloggytime.

  17. The best thing about this pic is that you know it will make the Hate, American Style folks just cringe. Who would had ever thought the Love Boat would turn out such that Isaac “your bartender” usurps Cap’n Stubing. Take our country back!!1!

  18. [re=621026]mustardman[/re]: It does look like it was made out of a couple of Arafat’s old keffiyahs, doesn’t it?

    And no, I do not know if I spelled that word correctly. Too lazy for teh Google.

  19. [re=620985]Extemporanus[/re]: oh god, that guy was DRUNK! no doubt about it.

    [re=621000]tribbzthesquidz[/re]: I imagine it is damn fine, too.

  20. [re=620968]Fuck Toad[/re]: But, just look at the picture Ken posted; Michelle is pretty obviously saying, “when are these assholes with cameras going away so I can fuck you?” The two of them actually look attracted to each other, unlike other inhabitants of the white house.

    [re=620995]slappypaddy[/re]: The Clintons, then a certain sociopathic couple

  21. Here comes Johnny Yen again
    With the liquor and drugs
    And the flesh machine
    He’s gonna do another striptease
    Hey man where’d you get
    That lotion? I been hurting
    Since I bought the gimmick
    About something called love
    Yeah something called love
    That’s like hypnotizing chickens
    Well I am just a modern guy
    Of course I’ve had it in the ear before

    ‘Cause of a lust for life
    ‘Cause of a lust for life

    I’m worth a million in prizes
    With my torture film
    Drive a G.T.O.
    Wear a uniform
    All on a government loan
    I’m worth a million in prizes
    Yeah I’m through with sleeping on the
    Sidewalk – no more beating my brains
    With the liquor and drugs
    With the liquor and drugs
    Well I am just a modern guy
    Of course I’ve had it in the ear before

    ‘Cause of a lust for life
    ‘Cause of a lust for life
    I got a lust for life
    Got a lust for life
    Oh a lust for life
    Oh a lust for life
    A lust for life
    I got a lust for life
    I got a lust for life

  22. [re=621040]Escape Goat Nation[/re]:
    Down at the arsenal they keep the nerve gasses
    Guarded day and night by caged white rabbits
    Been sitting there for years

  23. [re=620975]just pixels[/re]: He must have been pretty damn awesome because, good lord, that man looks like the biggest dork in the world. I say that as the biggest lady dork in the world. Also, sometimes I get mad at Michelle for stealing away Barry from some lady dork. You know he was the good friend that a lady dork had a crush on but was too awkward to do anything about and then here comes cool Michelle, stealing him away. Even though that lady dork was such a better choice, even though all these years later, they *are* a great couple.

    Yeah, I am projecting. Someone had to speak up for all the lady dorks.

  24. [re=620983]Sharkey[/re]: You mean you hear someone covering “There’s Got To Be A Morning After” when you hear that or See Maureen McGovernon get the hell off the ship, leave the building, anything you’re doing stop and look for the EXIT sign.

    By the way in seriousness…WAY WAY CUTE!!!!!

    There’s got to be a morning after
    If we can hold on through the night
    We have a chance to find the sunshine
    Let’s keep on looking for the light

    Oh, can’t you see the morning after?
    It’s waiting right outside the storm
    Why don’t we cross the bridge together
    And find a place that’s safe and warm?

    It’s not too late, we should be giving
    Only with love can we climb
    It’s not too late, not while we’re living
    Let’s put our hands out in time

    There’s got to be a morning after
    We’re moving closer to the shore
    I know we’ll be there by tomorrow
    And we’ll escape the darkness
    We won’t be searching anymore

    There’s got to be a morning after
    (There’s got to be a morning after)
    There’s got to be a morning after
    (There’s got to be a morning after)
    There’s got to be a morning after
    (There’s got to be a morning after)
    There’s got to be a morning after
    (There’s got to be a morning after)
    (repeat and fade out)

  25. Channelling the Teabaggers:


  26. This was part of the stimulus package. They have to dance for the White House tours to increase attendance. Strangely, no one seems to be paying attention to them.

  27. I keep seeing those “annoy a liberal” bumper stickers. Whatever suckaz.
    Annoy a liberal: Destroy eco-system, food-chain/Kill and injure indiscriminately/Be a mindlessly cruel scold
    Annoy a rightist: Be a functional human being

  28. According to Professor Dr. Wanda Sykes, before the Obamas were installed in the White House, black children were told told by their parents to avoid dancing in public because “white people could see them.” Ah, progress!

  29. Am I the only one who read the caption in the official WH Flickr? They’re not dancing, they’re mocking our troops!!!!!

    “President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pretend to march to music in the Blue Room of the White House, July 4, 2010, before delivering remarks to military families during a Fourth of July celebration.”

    Just heading over the RedState to see if I’m right on that …

    Really, though, what an adorable dork our Barry is.

  30. [re=620997]obfuscator[/re]: I get the same look from my wife for the same reason. Although I dare say that Barry is a bit more successful of a dork than I am.

  31. Politically, I’m a total cynic, but I can’t help but think they’re the sort of cute, sarcastic married couple I’d love to be :|

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