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Michelle Obama Takes Break From Bicep Curls to Learn Twitter (VIDEO)

That's MRS. Flotus to you...Your regular installment of the FLOTUS Files was postponed this week, as your FLOTUS correspondent was kidnapped and is currently being held hostage in socialist/communist/generally terrible France, which is somehow Michelle Obama’s favorite and least favorite place of all time, favorite because of all the fanciness, and least favorite because of the time everyone ate cake, or something! We never really know what to expect from our FLOTUS, because she is full of surprises. This week, for example, she decided to forgo physical activity to sit at a computer and learn to “tweet,” a thing she maybe found out about from her husband, who sometimes indulges in tweeting.

Here is a video of our Michelle, submitting to peer pressure and going on the Twitter. She is probably just doing it to better protect her children, since she has heard about so many recent, local incidents of people flashing their junk and talking about whores, on this Twitter device.

A first tweet is a special experience shared between a First Lady and her staff. It must include references to military families or childhood obesity (direct tweets to obese children with cute hashtags about laziness are a plus!) and conclude with sign language applause. Well done, FLOTUS, well done. [YouTube]

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Blair Burke obsessively follows Michelle Obama's every move and fashion decision for Wonkette's The FLOTUS Files feature, which appears here every Monday.

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  • Barb

    I hope you are enjoying France! Thank them for helping to nail Gadhafi, because Barry had nothing to do with it, according to the GOPhers.

    • Plowmon

      "It was some rag-head with an AK that got him!!" What a shame our intervention in Iraq didn't run along similar lines…

    • http://johnnyzhivago.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

      McCain was on the today show and basically blamed Obama for the Libyan rebels having 30000 wounded.

  • Callyson

    From joiningforces.gov
    "The spirit of service and selflessness that is seen in military communities across our country represents what is best about America, and as a Nation we owe our brave service members and their families more than gratitude – we owe them the support they have earned. Joining Forces will ask all Americans to take action, because each of us has a role to play in reconnecting with military families in our communities." — First Lady Michelle Obama.
    FLOTUS better do a follow – up tweet: "Sending BillO's books to Afghanistan does not count."

    • HistoriCat

      It's getting cold in Afghanistan at this time of year – a nice fire might be just the thing to warm the troops and keep spirits up.

  • noodlesalad

    Not only is Michelle the hottest first lady evah, she's the first who could definitely kick the ass of every single person running against her husband. #justsayin #SuperFLOTUS

    • Crank_Tango

      Hmm yeah she has some guns and all but I don't think she is remotely hot. Maybe I just haven't seen enough pics of her–

      Now Jackie O…

    • Negropolis

      LOL! Well played, my friend; well played.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      HotTEST! Srs crushage. And beautiful and brilliant, too.

    • MozakiBlocks

      I would pay good money (not that I have any) to watch her kick Rick Perry where it hurts.

  • AlterNewt

    @MsFirstLady2U

    • Negropolis

      @MsObamaIfYaNasty

      • snackypants

        I see what you did there!

  • KobayashiMaru

    The little "mo" at the end is pretty adorable.

  • GuanoFaucet

    #FirstLadyRocks #IStillFuckingHateTwitterThough

  • mourningnmerica

    Hopey is gettin' some tonight. Michelle calls it Drone Sex. You get up real close, without a sound, then… boom.

  • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

    MO: He's not good enuf 4 U.

  • Jukesgrrl

    That sweater looks suspiciously like cashmere. The Tea Party will call NeimanMarcusLibel in 3, 2, 1 …

    • elfgoldsackring

      Possibly redeemed herself with them through teh fugly colour combo, though?

    • finallyhappy

      Just tell them it is goat hair.

    • MilwaukeeKent

      "It was plain Republican fur coat…"

    • Dok-cupy Everything

      Occupy Wall Street Sympathizer Michelle Obama Wears Sweater Fit For Royalty!!!!!

  • http://theblueelite.blogspot.com simplyblue7

    Further proof of Apple's monopoly!

  • ProgressiveInga

    Needs moar burpees!!!

    • Nostrildamus

      Calling Chris Christie..

    • snackypants

      I want to do burpees with the FLOTUS. Please, now.

  • Pragmatist2

    I thought tweeting was limited to white suburban teenagers.

    • Negropolis

      I guess you've never seen a Center City Philly flash mob, then. lol

      #stompingoutbystandersonBroadST2Nite

  • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

    and conclude with sign language applause

    Next stop: Occupy Wall Street, General Assembly! Where clapping is superceded by 'spirit fingers'… or something, right?

  • user-of-owls

    I feel kinda dirty watching her do it for the first time.

    • http://wonkette.com/ Sharkey

      Yeah, she really wasn't that into it. It was awesome for me though.

  • RadioOcupados

    Freedom FLOTUS.

  • ColonelDoctor

    How cute (fantastic, sexy, smart, resilient) is she?

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      Cute enough for me to be permanently hooked.

  • BarackMyWorld
  • DahBoner

    This is almost as adorable as the baby trying to press the pages of a magazine like a iPad…

  • http://www.wonkette.com/ FlownOver

    Cindy McCain would be learning drugstore.com.

  • SorosBot

    No, Michelle, don't give in to the latest pointless fad! Seriously, is there any point to this stupid twitter thingy? Or am I just a grouchy old man?

    Also, France is great and hope you have a good time there. There's too much to see in one visit in Paris alone. The wine is amazing; there are tons of varieties of pink wines, unlike the just Rose and mostly cheap shit, and that's what everyone seems to drink.

    • Negropolis

      Well the folks in Iran's Green Revolution sure seemed to appreciate it.

    • LiveToServeYa

      Yes. Twitter even seduced Wonkette. Remember it was 'Famous. On Twitter' or whatever, then it was all CLICK THIS BOX TO RETWEET THIS POST. Wonkette is morally weak.

  • SayItWithWookies

    Her first tweet and she didn't even mention The LORD, the flag, American exceptionalism or the free market? I swear, this woman is taking over the internet just so she can express how much she wants to destroy America. Can we impeach President Obama for this?

    • http://whateveritisimagainstit.blogspot.com trampndirtdown

      Darrell Isaa says yes we can.

    • Dok-cupy Everything

      I am so sad for our once-great nation.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/30500320@N06/ DerrickWildcat

    This is great! I bet she has some funny stories to tell.

  • Blueb4sunrise

    In the still photo before the video, I can juuuuuuuust about see down her shirt.

  • Negropolis

    This reminds me that FLOTUS is old enough to be my mother. A young, hot mother, of course, but old enough to be my mother, nonetheless. BTW, I never get tired of seeing Jill Biden. Never.

    • MilwaukeeKent

      Dr. Jill if you're nasty.

    • Dok-cupy Everything

      She's old enough to be my ex, and so I say, "wowser."

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      It makes me feel young being around you children.

  • Dok-cupy Everything

    Completely OT, except in that this may also be a first (though it probably isn't): Hamlet slash fanfic.

    Even more astonishing, I thought it was rather good.

    • SayItWithWookies

      There is something hoppin' in Denmark.

  • Nostrildamus

    Michelle : bicep curls :: Chris Christie : burpees

  • FrenchTwist40

    I want FLOTUS to tweet me a picture of her junk.

  • Negropolis

    OT: I was reading down the page about the NY Post criticising what the OWStreeters are eating, and I'd like to send a message.

    Everytime you bitterly criticize OWS, a guillotine gets its blade. Just sayin'.

    Occupy the Media. Hell, Occupy Everything. Occupy it Now. Occupy it with fire. Occupy 'til it hurts.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      Solidarity!~ #Occupy Congress! Occupy the Halls of The People! Enough of these politicians who cannot do their jobs, who delight in quibbling while we collapse and die. #Occupy!

  • MiniMencken

    Tweet your husband to grow a pair! Surrounding the Capitol with tanks and troops, taking out all of the Secess Repug legislators onto the front steps and then mowing them down with beaucoup 7.62 would be a good first move. Jus' sayin'.

  • http://www.wonkette.com PoopFilledSquadCar

    Second Tweet: Twitter blows. Why did I agree to do this? -mo

  • http://johnnyzhivago.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

    "Michelle, just don't click on the 'Invade Country' App on my Macbook"

  • vulpes82

    History's greatest monster.

  • VespulaMaculata

    Speaking of "regular installments" where the hell are you guys hiding Benincasa…?

  • ttommyunger

    I'd tweet that.