this dress cost thiiiiis much

Known government-teat succubus Michelle Obama showed up to the first night of the DNC in a shiny frock, much like the shiny frocks worn by Target addicted upwardly-mobile assholes who park their Camrys like they’re BMWs at your local Pier 1. (Joking, who goes to Pier 1?)

Allegedly, this dress cost around $400 or so. John Sununu, known fashionisto, believes that Michelle Obama is lying.

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu questioned reports that the Tracey Reese dress Michelle Obama wore for her convention address Tuesday night cost $350 on a conference call with reporters Wednesday.┬áSununu accused the Obama campaign of peddling several lies, including the cost of the dress: “somehow I don’t think that’s the truth either.”

Here are a bunch of Tracey Reese dresses at Nordstrom. The most expensive one on the list is $595. Everything else is $350-$450. I am presuming that John Sununu buys his light summer dresses straight from the designer herself, probably over mimosas and hyperbolic screaming at nearby objects that look like Chris Matthews, so maybe he pays more?

[Talking Points Memo]

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  • nounverb911

    Does Sunununu have it in a size 42?

  • Terry

    You know things are going badly for the Republicans when John Sununu is doing fashion commentary.

    • FakaktaSouth

      Yeah, typical. When you hate someone for no reason, and have no real reason to say anything hateful, attack their clothes. He's a catty bitch.

      • IonaTrailer

        Plus she has much better arms than he does.

        fat fuck.

      • sullivanst

        He can't even attack the clothes themselves, so he has to put words in the campaign's mouth so he can claim they're lies (the campaign didn't put a price on the dress, but the NYT's reporting is easily confirmed)

        It's all a verbose and roundabout way of saying "she's a ni-CLANG"

        • HempDogbane

          He was trying to say he really like that dress, but it just came out wrong.

    • chicken_thief

      Where's the expertise of the Wasilla contingent when you need it? Get Greta and the Grizz on this, stat.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      And they can't even get that right.

    • duckellis

      He's such a BITCH!

  • Fashion, Sunoco. Learn it.

  • And here I'd figured Sununu to be a Vera Wang girl.

    • Beowoof

      If he is talking fashion I am sure he loves him some Wang.

    • Nowisallthereis

      I was thinking either Lane Bryant or Omar the Tentmaker.

    • GeorgiaBurning

      There's a challenge for Spanx….

      • Yes, but think of all the engineering jobs and space-age materials that would be created!

    • He can't see his, and besides, she's Asian-American and not in keeping with his self-image as a bigot.

  • ChernobylSoup

    This is how campaigns end.

    • prommie

      Not with a bang but a whimper.

      As for me, I should have been a pair of ragged claws.

      • FakaktaSouth

        Nice Poetry Slam.

      • Nostrildamus

        Bet Big Dog's campaign night ended with a bang last night.

        • Geminisunmars

          At first I thought "but Hils is in East Timor, or somewhere" and then I thought – "oh, right."

    • There once was a man named Sununu…

      Your turn.

      • Mittens Howell, III

        There once was a man named Sununu
        who flounced in his Tracey Reese tutu
        he barfed in a cup
        when Michelle showed him up
        then he ate it like warm ramen noodles

      • Geminisunmars

        There once was a man named Sununu
        Whose utterance was really a loo-loo
        When a Republican cries
        You can bet it's all lies
        Because that is all they can do-do

      • JerkCade

        There once was a man name Sununu
        Who knew none of the things a guru knew.
        Spouting daffy flim flam? Sure!
        All the folks in New Hampshire
        Knew Sununu's reviews lacked a clue (True!).

      • Nibbler of Niblonia

        There once was a gov from New Hampshire
        Filled with self loathing, for damn sure
        He'd dabble in butt play
        And insult the first lay-day
        His head stuck in his own anal fissure

      • There once was a man named Sununu
        whose front lobes degraded to poo poo
        his pronouncements were heinous!
        Fuck him in the anus,
        til my dick from his throat protrudes through-through.

  • Baconzgood

    Who'da thunk that Sununu was a Project Runway fan.

    • rickmaci

      You seen that guy's clothes? Fucker needs to watch reruns of Queer Eye.

    • sullivanst

      Well, he is a fierce tranny.

    • Geminisunmars

      The John you hardly knew-knew.

    • Make it work!

  • FakaktaSouth

    I just think he had taken some of Rebecca's acid and the dress was all tripping him out, so it muuuuust have been like a millllllion dollars man…

  • IonaTrailer

    I think it will *retail* for under $400 – but that may not be what it cost which I'm betting was NOTHING – she got it fo' free from Tracy Reese. Welfare queen.

    • She's not allowed.

      Nancy Reagan tried that and got in muy trouble, so ever since, the First Family has had to pay for clothing.

      • Unlike, say…

        • ALIVE!

          Ahem. The way it goes, is, "You know who ELSE tried to get free clothes through her political connections?"

          • To which the response would be :

            "Eva Braun?"

          • chicken_thief


          • Geminisunmars


          • bobbert

            Marie Antoinette?

          • GunToting[Redacted]


    • kittensdontlie

      It's obvious that she skimped on her hairdo to buy that dress. That wayward curl she had flying off to the side, was distracting but gave her that down-to-earthiness that's adorable.

      • CrankyLttlCamperette

        I just wanted to reach through my TV and fix that for her…

        • Is this more of that Gabby Douglas hair bitchery, like during the Olympics?! I thought the First Lady looked fine, but my wife had to get catty about a lock of hair I didn't even notice.

          • sullivanst

            Yeah, I didn't know about it until today. Guess I was too rapt by her barn burning speech.

          • Same here. I saw it on the reruns of the speech yesterday, but when I was watching live I never noticed it. And I noticed immediately that Rep. Allyson Schwartz from Philadelphia had a new do that made her look years younger (to distract from a facelift?), so it's not as if I don't pay attention to those things.

      • sewollef

        "That wayward curl she had flying off to the side, was distracting but gave her that down-to-earthiness that's adorable."

        …..down-to-earthiness that's fuckable. Isn't that what you meant to say?

        • chicken_thief

          That would be the lock that tickles my tummy as her head bobs. But to your question – ya. Immanently.

      • Geminisunmars

        I thought it was intentionally symbolic, like Barry brushing off his shoulder.

  • He has the exact same one in his closet. Snusnu's upset because he wanted to wear that to the DC correspondent's dinner and now thanks to Mish he can't.

    Snu-snu is one ugly and fat mean girl.

    • VaWyo

      He should still wear it and then US or People will put it on their "who wore it best" page. This would be the first time the split was 100% to 0%.

      • sullivanst

        I think you mean "Bitch Stole My Look".

  • StealthMuslin

    Watch your ass, Tim Gunn! (No seriously, watch your ass…)

  • Peckerwood_Pete

    I shop at TJ Maxx.

    • MinAgain

      Today, we are all Maxxinistas.

    • Chichikovovich

      I've resolved to henceforth buy all my dresses and frilly things at Costco.

      • IonaTrailer

        YES! There must be something we need a great wall of….

  • ChernobylSoup

    That noise you hear is the National Park Service setting up chairs for Obama's second inauguration.

    • IonaTrailer

      *BIG SMILE*

    • Jus_Wonderin

      I question the wisdom of this. Won't the chairs just be trashed in the Post Election riots?

      • Oblios_Cap

        Oh, the chair-manity! It would be a chairpocalypse of sorts.

        • WestSayid

          Chairs are people too, my friends.

      • HistoriCat

        CWUY – chair-wielding urban youth.

    • Biff

      Because if it's the other guys, the audience would all ride their own chairs, right?

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Make sure you reserve one of those empty chairs for Clint!

      • lumpenprole

        He's going to need an empty stadium to yell at after the electorate disappoints him.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    He should know, he probly has a closet full of them.

    • NorthStarSpanx

      I always felt he and J Edgar had a lot more in common than just body type.

  • Mmmm, if Sununu knows the price points on ladies fashion does that make Lindsey Graham's ham & biscuit lovin' heart go all atwitter?

    • Graham Cracker

      You bet it does! And you know that they both spend all their time in the closet.

  • Weenus299

    What are the Hogettes wearing this fall?

  • Jus_Wonderin

    I wonder if the word "lie" has been a bit overused as of late.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Depends on who you're talking about.

      • Jus_Wonderin

        You are right. Then, I am talking about the ones that lie so much in this cycle calling the ones that don't lie so much…liars.

    • SorosBot

      Well it is appropriate to pretty much every single thing Paul Ryan says.

    • Dr_Zoidberg

      You lie!

  • jaytingle

    This is from a prominent Romney campaign representative. And Romney is in a statistical dead heat with Obama. I am going back to

    • SorosBot

      Here to make you feel better:

      • AncienReggie

        Thx, Sobot. Made me feel much better … of course, so has the convention.

        • sullivanst

          The convention has been so chock-full of "finally someone said that on TV", it fills my heart.

    • miss_grundy

      I was watching PBS and they mentioned that the Mittster will not be watching the Prez's speech tonight. What a douchebag!

      • ChessieNefercat

        And a moron.

  • gullywompr

    Sarah Palin.

    Your move.

    • Jus_Wonderin

      I can see her telling Ryan to "wear glasses, it will make you look smarter".

      • widestanceromance

        Does little to help anyone sound–or be–smarter, though.

    • Beowoof

      She is probably still screaming at Todd for losing his reality show competition to a girl.

    • hagajim

      She wouldn't know, being as the GOP bought all of her clothes.

    • ChessieNefercat

      So much nicer hearing about Sarah Palin than from her, isn't it?

      • NorthStarSpanx

        Although the Ryan marathon lie unwittingly made her a admirable runner. I'd rather people stop referencing her unless it's a measuring stick to ineptness or colossal political mistakes.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    I guess Sununu reckons Michelle should make her own clothes at home, between her sandwich-making and husband-pleasuring and floor-mopping chores.

    • Goonemeritus

      He would be fine with any of those as long as she isn’t crowding up the Woolworth’s lunch counter.

    • VaWyo

      As long as she doesn't procreate. He doesn't want anymore uppity blah people.

    • The thing is I bet she could make her own clothes if she had to, and they would be FABULOUS because she can do anything.

      • docterry6973

        I with you. $10 says FLOTUS could handle a Butterick pattern if the play came up. Her mom taught her that, I bet.

  • SorosBot

    Wait, what? Does this even make sense as an attack? I don't get it.

    • Oblios_Cap


    • Beowoof

      For quite awhile I have had trouble distinguishing what republicans actually say from Onion headlines. Thus, I would conclude it hasn't made sense for a long time now.

    • Tundra Grifter

      You have to put it into context – The Infinite Conservative Payback Loop.

      Richard Nixon was almost impeached. So the GNoP had to go after Bill Clinton and try to get him impeached.

      George Bush was inarticulate. So the Republicans go after Mr. Obama and his use of the Teleprompter.

      Nancy Reagan was accused of accepting designer clothes and not reporting them on her financial disclosure forms. So the "conversatives" go after Michelle Obama's dresses.

      • ChessieNefercat

        I see what you mean, but that might make a little too much logical sense (in a crazy sort of way).

        I think it might just be that they are deranged rabid bats, flittering dementedly around the room and bouncing off the window glass of sanity.

        • IonaTrailer


    • Chichikovovich

      I think it's meant to be part of a "Michele and Barack Obama were really super privileged and that whole "struggle" story was BS" rejoinder. They don't want to damage the tuna in the basement apartment – Mitt knew struggle, nobody knows the trouble he's seen, etc. narrative.

      One of the Breitbart losers already has a post up on pointing out that [after Harvard Law School] they actually did pretty well. How surprising.

      So they don't want people to know that the dress was bought at the same place voters shop, unlike "the eagle knawing at a nipple" top Ann R. wore when trying to look "casual".

      • SorosBot

        Yeah, after law school. Note that there were many years before that. Unlike the Romneys, who both grew up super-rich and never knew what it's like to even be upper class, much less struggle.

        • Chichikovovich

          Of course – that was why I stuck in the parenthetical remark about HLS.I did notice that the “Selling a bunch of the stock his dad gave him” part of the Mitt and Ann Romney life-and-death struggle in university story seemed to have been cut. For reasons of time, no doubt.—

        • Current TV has a nice, though rather simplified, documentary about Obama's career from graduating Columbia through becoming a Senator, running for the last couple of weeks. He put up with a lot of flack and frustration serving the community here in Chicago in the '80s and '90s, when he could have been making beaucoup bucks.

          • miss_grundy

            To me, Mr. Obama is the Jackie Robinson of presidential politics. The man has had to face down some serious racism without going down into the gutter. That is why Eastwood's performance art made me so mad. Mr. Obama has never used foul language in talking to all these assholes even though he looks like he could cuss a blue streak.

            I really hopes he fires the crowd up tonight and gives the kind of killer speech that will make Republican heads explode. And then I want him to hand Mitten's head to him at the debates. FIRED UP AND READY TO GO!

    • Criticizing Negroes for owning anything of value plays to their base.

      • Steverino247

        That's so sadly true.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    Ann Romney's dress was woven from the hair of aborted fetuses and dyed with the blood of kittens. That shit ain't cheap!

  • Hera Sent Me

    When Sununu is bellyaching on November 7th about how stupid we are for having reelected President Obama, I'm going to laugh until I barf.

    • ChessieNefercat

      And when he starts bitching on January 20th about Michelle's inauguration outfits, I will laugh even harder.

  • Sununus are terrible cars.

    • Gleem McShineys

      Terrible gas leaks, from what I hear.

  • no_gravity

    So who tipped off Sunununununu about the cost of the dress, Marcus Bachmann?

    • CthuNHu

      Sarah Palin? Oh no, wait, she gets all her designer stuff by the armful FOR FREE FROM THE GOP.

  • Callyson

    Yeah, I know I always look for John Sununu's viewpoint for the latest in fashion and style news…

  • Goonemeritus

    Where is Ken Starr when we need him most, an investigation into dressgate needs to be undertaken immediately. If it takes 10 years and $70 million it will be time and money well spent.

    • T3rbo

      as long as it's not evil stimulus money, i'm in

    • It's not a stained blue dress.

  • I love the smell of desperation in the morning.

  • SexySmurf

    It could have been worse; it could have been Dick Morris talking about her shoes.

    • I just threw up in my mouth a little bit.

      • Living in Joy

        Me too.

    • deliman4

      Shrimping with cocktail sauce

  • Oblios_Cap

    Me-ouch! They really have nothing. Rmoney should do the honorable thing and commit seppuku.

    • KeepFnThatChicken

      …isn't that a little icky? And isn't he strai–



    • Have you seen the size of the man's gut? That'll be a loooooong process.

      • Oblios_Cap

        Since I don't think he's honorable, he'll just keep embarassing himself.

      • BaldarTFlagass

        Maybe they should just go straight to the ritual beheading. Go-zimes-in-yur-ass, Anjin-san.

    • Beowoof

      Can we have a lottery to be the second?

    • orygoon

      On Youtube.

  • PuckStopsHere

    Republicans have become experts in the price of women's clothing since the selection of their last veep nominee, for some reason…

  • IonaTrailer

    If anyone is interested, last night's little lace number was custom made by Thom Browne!

  • Not_So_Much

    He prefers the $12 Sununu muumuu.

  • KeepFnThatChicken

    Your move, gay people.

  • Callyson

    Let's see, Paul Ryan lied about Obama's record on Medicare, welfare, and at least four other issues, and was so blatant that even FOX News' website called him out and had the evidence to do so…

    …so, the GOP response is to accuse our side of lying about the cost of a dress, with zero information…

    This has been one dumb ass campaign from one dumb ass party: can't wait to see what the Reeps come up with next…

    • Jus_Wonderin

      Bush would have upped the Terror level thingy by now.

      • KeepFnThatChicken

        No one ever commented on how gay that rainbow-hued terror-alert system looked.

        …and I mean "gay" in a good way.

      • James Michael Curley

        To mauve at least.

    • Boojum

      This is so the press could say that both sides do it.

  • sullivanst

    Sununununu and Miss Lindsay should buy together, see if they can get a bulk discount.

    • ChessieNefercat

      Bulk in more ways than one.

      • sullivanst

        You saw what I did there.

        • Jus_Wonderin

          Tell me what you saw. I had to look away.

  • IonaTrailer


    I just saw where some anonymous hackers claim to HAVE the tax returns!!!!!!!!

    • sewollef

      Wonder if the domain, "" is taken?

    • sullivanst

      Guess you missed our Wonket's own coverage then. Sounds like they're keeping them right next to the Whitey Tape.

  • How does this compare to Sarah Palin grifting several thousand dollars from the Republican Party for a new wardrobe for the RNC in 2008?

    • IonaTrailer


      • Arborista


    • bobbert

      Several = 140, as I recall.

      • freddymcmurray

        From Saks. In my town.

  • MacRaith

    Lies? The Romney campaign has lied about everything from Romney's employment history with Bain to Ryan's marathon time. Meanwhile, the fact-checkers are giving Bill Clinton a 100% on his fact-filled speech last night. Tell me again who is peddling lies?

    • Well, not entirely. Count on the Associated Press to give fact-checking – and journalism itself – the worst name since… well, since Sununu.

    • sullivanst

      Except for the AP, who gave it a grade of BJ

      • Steverino247

        There's nothing like a high grade BJ. Since it's my birthday, I might actually get one of those later this evening.

        • HistoriCat

          Happy birthday!

          • Steverino247

            That's not how we offer blow jobs at my house, but thanks.

  • no_gravity

    Hey Sununu, what's the current price of a rumpled suit.

  • Dr_Zoidberg

    Don't you dare pick on our fabulous Flotus! I will throw a stapler at you!

    • Arborista

      And I will search out a packing knife. (And then look around for someone who doesn't throw like a girl.)

      • Dr_Zoidberg

        Hey, I throw like a girl because I am girl. Ok, a woman. Ok, a middle-aged woman.

        Ok, racing rapidly toward 50 years old, but that's neither here nor there.

        • Arborista

          Hey- were you adopted? Maybe we were separated at birth!

        • Hey, another member of the Long Memory Club!

          • sewollef

            We should form a club. An elite club of course…

        • AutomaticPilot

          I'm glad I'm not the only middle-aged woman with a male avatar!

          • Dr_Zoidberg

            The awesomeness of Dr. Zoidberg transcends antiquated notions of gender!!

            Also, Otto the pilot is fantastic!

    • ChessieNefercat

      And I will be right behind you with a box of staplers so you don't run out of ammunition!

    • Jus_Wonderin

      I have a three hole punch at the ready. And I am not even talking office supplies.

    • no_gravity

      Milton Waddams approves.

      • BigSkullF*ckingDog

        I actually have a red swingline sitting here on my desk!

        • Biff

          Still have my Tot from soooo long ago…

      • An_Outhouse

        So does John Bolton.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      I've got a desktop scanner here I don't use much.

      • Dr_Zoidberg

        Ok, we're a motley crew with a wide range of office supplies – let's go!

        • MoeDeLawn

          Herb Kornfeld approves.

  • Oblios_Cap

    At $450, Ann could have bought less than half a shirt.

    Those people in that White House are such peasants.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    I won't have an opinion about this until I hear what Sarah Palin has to say about it.

    • SorosBot

      She would have had the RNC buy that dress instead of paying for it herself.

    • ChessieNefercat

      Refreshing that someone has apparently shoved an old gym sock into that gaping, caterwauling maw, isn't it?

      She must be going nuts at all the women invited to speak and none of them are her and no one cares. Wait until Gabby leads the Pledge of Allegiance tonight.

    • Sarah Palin was tranqued and tagged in order to get her into all that high-fashion stuff in 2008. As soon as the tranq wore off, it was back to her usual "Governors Of Wal-Mart" attire.

      • ChessieNefercat

        Okay, "Governors of Walmart" attire is good!

        It certainly explains the bizarre superman-shirt-low-rise-capris-bondage-platform-shoes a few weeks ago at a fundraising event.

  • rickmaci

    Really? That's it?? Michelle Obama's dress is their best shot for the day after Bill Clinton shredded their lying asses like a John Deere mowing down the grass???


    • BaldarTFlagass

      Yeow, the Big Dog sure did lift his leg and piss all over them cocksuckers last night. MWAHAHAHA!

      • ChessieNefercat

        I would like to see *that* as a Huffpo headline.

    • miss_grundy

      It was politically orgasmic!!! By the way, I'll have an Orgasm on the rocks!!!!

  • Poindexter718

    A queer eye has the fat guy.

  • ChessieNefercat

    No, no, John. You're mistaken. You're thinking of the higher cost of the dresses you buy in the Ladies Plus section.

  • dcjdjay

    Me thinks the Sununu is jealous that his man boobs don't look quite as good in a dress as the FLOTUS' lady ones.

  • Arborista

    Well, cut him some slack- she sure LOOKED like a million bucks…

    • ChessieNefercat

      Aw, that's sweet!

  • Seriously, Fat Boy, that's all you got? Some Project-Runway level bitchery? Better look into how much that mani cost while you're at it there, Sherlock. AMERICA NEEDS TO KNOW!

  • Yup, no doubt. If I were Rongney this is they guy I'd want for a surrogate and this is what I'd want him talking about. So engaging and persuasive.

  • e_z

    Oh my god, please no
    Sununu in a dress,
    my eyes hurt, they bleed.

    (bowing politely at the subdued response to my Haiku)

    • Goonemeritus

      We sit here on our” loathsome spotty behinds squeezing blackheads, not caring a tinker's cuss for the struggling artist”

  • MissTaken

    I assume Sununununununu spoke about Ann's $1500+ Oscar de la Renta dress and $500+ Stuart Weitzman shoes, too, right?!

    • which actually looked EXACTLY like the $150 '1947 dress' from j peterman that i have in two colors.

      • MissTaken

        Yes! Frankly, de la Renta has been phoning it in for years. He dressed Laura Bush in all her unsexy librarian suits, yuck. The only dress of his that I can remember looking cute in the last 15 years was the pink dress that Alexsandr gave Carrie on Sex and the City. Otherwise, for all that moolah, meh.

        • i have to say, sometimes i'm very glad the first lady doesn't look like a first lady.

    • SorosBot

      It needs more birds!

      • IonaTrailer

        It's art if you put a bird on it!

        in Portland

      • Biff

        I still say it looked like a fish.

        • bobbert

          Looks like fish …

          • Biff

            Tastes like tacos?

  • Estproph

    Welcome to Sununu's Tailor Shop. Whether you want jackets, we got jackets. You want trousers, we got trousers. This is a good time, believe me. We’re having a big sale. Tremendous. Positively the lowest prices. Maybe you need a nice double-knit. Incidental, I’m stuck with three pieces corduroy.

    • James Michael Curley

      Sununu in corduroy would sound like logging in the Northwest.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      "You're going to like the way you look; I guarantee it."
      —John "Zimmer" Sunununununu

      • … in your Full Cleveland.

        • BaldarTFlagass

          full Cleveland Steamer?

          • Long before there was the sex act, there was the outfit.A double-knit suit in plaid and/or ice cream colors was a Cleveland.Adding a white belt and white slip-on shoes made it a FULL Cleveland.

    • bobbert


      • MosesInvests


  • rickmaci

    Jeezuz, I thought ol' Mr. Blackwell was dead. I guess he just became a brain dead Rethuglicon,

  • Tundra Grifter

    I'm SuOver Sununu.

  • magic_titty

    No John, when attractive people wear clothes, it just looks expensive.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      I like it better when attractive people don't wear clothes. In the proper venue, of course.

      • Jus_Wonderin

        At my age, I will take whatever venue I can get.

  • OneYieldRegular

    Let's ask Ann "$1,000 fish-bird t-shirt" Romney what she thinks about this.

    • Jus_Wonderin

      "It's attacking my titty!!!!"

    • chicken_thief

      Well, Ann did raise five fine white sons so she deserves every thing she gets. That negroidal doctoral holder with two blah girls however, not so much.

  • RevNimshi

    He's just mad because there are no Nordstroms in New Hampshire.

  • fawkedifiknow

    Wasn't it his criticism of Barbara Bush's clothes that got his fat ass fired by that one-term loser president, Geo. H. W. Bush?

    What's next,? We'll hear from that Big Hair Girl (Sarah Palin) about Michelle's taste in clothes?

    • No, it was about his profligate spending of government cash on personal things. Daddy Bush got testy when 40 newspapers wrote EDITORIALS about Snooznu's use of government planes and limos for personal trips.

      The most outrageous described accurately by Wiki: He "traveled to a rare stamp auction at Christie's auction house in New York City from Washington in a government limousine, spending $5,000 on rare stamps. Sununu then sent the car and driver back to Washington unoccupied while he returned on a corporate jet."

      • miss_grundy

        Dang, buddy, what was wrong with taking Amtrak?????

  • hagajim

    Sununu? Isn't that those fancy tobacco pouches you chaw on?

    • Them Yurpeen tobacco teabags? "Snooz," I think they call 'em.

  • James Michael Curley

    All I can say,

    Sununu in a muumuu.

  • IonaTrailer

    OT from the lovely Mrs O – According to this person, Romney has told 533 lies in 30 weeks. Looks like he's backed them up with references. I can't wait to have this discussion with my Republican relatives. I got some studyin' to do.

    • sullivanst

      Looks like that was written before the two most recent installments from Steve Benen

      So, make that 600 lies in 32 weeks. Actually I think it's 33 – Benen took a week off somewhere in there.

      And, they're not 600 different lies. Romney has favorite lies he tells over and over and over and over again, no matter how often they're debunked by how many fact checkers, viz. "gutting welfare reform" (thanks, Bill Clinton, for taking him to the woodshed over that one last night).

  • MinAgain

    Sununu needs a fashion primer from Tom and Lorenzo.

  • UnholyMoses

    Contact a doctor immediately if your Sununu Sense tingles for more than four hours.

  • rickmaci

    Takes real brass for a guy that looks like John Shamumu to criticize a woman that looks like Michelle Obama. (Roll eyes, pause.)

  • mustangsavvy

    What Sununu really meant to say:

    "GIRL. Snaps UP! That is a fabulous dress, diva!! Oooohhhhh I bet you paid BIG money. Go on, girl, flaunt what the good Lord gave you! Oh bitch, I hate you for having fabulous arms! Kisses darling, let's have lunch soon, yes?"

  • Boojum

    I think John should be much more concerned about the accuracy of Hellfire missiles fired from a Predator drone than he is about the cost of that dress. Particularly give what a LARGE target he makes.

  • mustangsavvy

    IRONY – Sununu wants us to leave rich Republicans alone to buy their 8th holiday home complete with car elevators and a private beach because…..job creators, Ayn Rand, Atlas fucking Shrugged or farted or whateever. But he's gonna go right ahead and rip into FLOTUS for buying a *GASP* expensive dress.

    Another example of It's Ok if You're A Republican.

    Fuck off, Sununu, ya dickhead.

  • Thank the gods we have John Sununu to guide us to the truth in this campaign by making shit up.

  • rickmaci

    If I was the guy married to Michelle Obama, I would get my ass to New Hampshire, find that fat prick and bounce a basketball off his head so hard you would be able to read the word Spaulding spelled backwards on his forehead.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Great Santini redux!

      • Didn't that kid marry Bonnie Raitt?

        • BaldarTFlagass


  • ingloriousbytch

    Sununu: “somehow I don’t think…"

    Yeah, that's kind of the problem.

  • widestanceromance

    Sununu is so not-not.

  • Antispandex

    I know that I should know this, but who is John Sununu? I was thinking maybe he was on that Queer Eye show, or maybe Say Yes To The Dress? I have no idea what a dress costs. Should I even be able to vote? Now this election just got REALLY hard.

  • nicnack74

    Dayum Michell looks good. I wanna be like her when I grow up.

  • Blunderthing

    John Sununu looked up from sucking a dick to wipe the semen from his 600 dollar dress and then went back to sucking a dick. Where are the tax returns?

  • IncenseDebate

    Meanwhile, Tom Brokaw has overdosed on Ambien on Morning Joe. Get him some coffee, Joe, stat!!

  • owhatever

    America wants to see the long-form receipt, notarized, to prove that this Negress didn't just steal that dress or buy it with her food stamps before driving away in her limousine.

  • see, here's the thing john, dems actually don't NEED to lie. in spite of the fact that the economy sucks, job growth is low and america is tired and sad, dems are willing to have a debate on real things – actual history, specific policy choices, etc.

    you won't – b/c you know all your side has is a blasted record, policy choices america won't support and a loud ugly group that is steering you off a cliff.

    so yeah, go ahead and ponder about the cost of michelle's fucking dress.

    no matter what happens in this election, you'reon the wrong side of history.

    oh. and fuck you for ensuring that we don't have a policy debate that we actually need. asshole.

    • On that last point, I think Bamz and Biden will handle their business during the debates.

  • Arborista

    Great way to take voters' minds off of the whole DRESSage thing they want us to forget…

    • ChessieNefercat

      And the $150,000 trailer trash fashion-palooza.

    • miss_grundy

      By the way, has anyone heard from Rafalca lately???

  • Sununu added, "I mean, she looks like a disco pumpkin! She's got a Holly Hobby halter top and avocado dinner napkins tucked in her sides! The next thing you know, it's big button earrings and she's on The Facts of Life!"

  • proudgrampa

    That woman would look gorgeous with a potato sack on those shoulders.

    Some people (the President) have all the luck in the world.

    • Jimmyone

      yeah, I was just thinking the same thing…When Bill was talking about nominating the Prez he said some thing about "I want the person who married this woman (Michelle) as my president" or something like that.

      • ChessieNefercat

        I thought it was cute how Michelle blushed when he said that (Bill, you old dog, you!).

        I also thought that Barack probably arranged to increase Michelle's SS protection.

    • Steverino247

      Luck? No, it was skill!

      • chicken_thief

        *sighs* Obummerz owes his entire life to affirmative action. Because blah. Duh.

  • no_gravity

    Sunono is just pissed because Michelle's speech was written at a 12th grade level an Queen Ann's at a 5th grade level.

    • So Ann didn't sound as if she was talking down to us for no reason? I love PROOF.

  • DahBoner

    Wait! I thought Sununu was busy flying around on the starship Enterprise.

    What's he doing back on Earth so soon????

  • NellCote71

    The GOP lecturing us on wardrobe costs? I am looking at you Sarah Palin. And at you Ann Romney. And at you Cindy McCain. This is like Newt Gringrich braying about the sanctity of marriage.

  • mavenmaven

    Because only Palin is allowed to wear fancy dresses.

    • miss_grundy

      Because she's white, sheeple…….

  • IncenseDebate

    Hey Sununu! Dirty Hairy has an empty chair for you to sit and shut the fuck up in!

    • miss_grundy

      I don't think the chair could take his weight…..

  • Monsieur_Grumpe

    Dress-gate just doesn't sound very ominous.

    • ChessieNefercat

      I'll bet it does on World Nut Daily. Storm clouds a-gathering.

  • Kid_Charlemagne

    I, for one, always turn to a New Hampshirite for fashion advice.

  • Rayn_And

    Why does Jimmy Choonunu hate Amurika?

  • BlueStateLibel

    Just had a hilarious image of John Sunnunu wearing that pink dress, seams abustin' all over, thanks.

  • zippy_w_pinhead

    I thought we weren't supposed to be jealous of success? Wouldn't a pricey dress be something to celebrate, not criticize, in their eyes?

    • ChessieNefercat

      Only if Michelle Obama happened to be Ann Romney, silly.

  • Toomush_Infer

    Sununu was brought in to be the "double down" liar for the Romney campaign….others may falter when confronted with facts, but John can be counted on to further obfuscate the clear farcity of lie-based idiocrasms with extended and fresh venomy lies, each further from the truth….at this point, he's probably itching to test for Bill's semen on Michelle's dress…watch for it…

  • Why is there welfare when black people have clothes?!?!!!111!

  • UW8316154

    Screw the dress, look at her shoulders! That woman is HOT HOT HOT!!

  • deliman4

    And you thought his expertise was limited to stamps!

    • zippy_w_pinhead

      and travel…

      • deliman4

        on the government dime!

  • LibrarianX

    No dress big enough to shield Sununu's enormous twat from view.

  • anniegetyerfun

    I'm so glad that the Republicans have Sununu on their side.

  • Pat_Pending

    They really got nothing. This is starting to remind me of that Allstate commercial with the guy who's jealous of his neighbor's sport vehicles, finally just saying, "Well, his dog's… stupid…"

    And then the guy next to him sez, "Poodles are one of the most intelligent dog breeds."

  • ChessieNefercat

    Say, John, why don't you wander on over to Soledad O'Brien's show to discuss this matter? Be sure to wear your nicest dress and I'm sure that this time, Soledad will give you all the respect you deserve.**

    **Just like she did last time.

  • Eve8Apples

    I hope Sununu is helping prep Rmoney for the debates.

    John: "So when the President summarizes the disastrous economic shitstorm he inherited from the last GOP administration, I want you to pull out your September issue of Vogue and go all Anna Wintour on his ass. That will win you the female vote."

  • docterry6973

    $350? For $350 I'd buy it. Not for myself you understand, because I definitely do not wear feminine attire, never ever, no matter what you might have heard to the contrary.

  • Zombie_Reagan

    I'll see you a $400 dress and raise you Sarah Palin's $150,000 RNC-funded shopping spree.

  • Ms_Anthrope

    Sununu shops at the Big Fat Stupid store. Those plus sizes always cost more.

  • JustPixelz

    He seems to have forgotten his emperor (Romney) has no clothes.

  • EBGrey

    FLOTUS. That's one fine looking woman right there.

  • punkneverdies

    Man, look at those biceps. Whoop some ayuss, 'chelle.

  • arduinohacker

    I suspect Sununu has those inflated dress numbers from what he sees on his wife's VISA card.

    I know if I had to sleep with that popmous twit, I'd expect dresses in the high 3 digits.

  • anniegetyerfun

    I am perfectly content talking about spousal clothing during elections, because how else would I vent about Ann's Nipple Eye Fish Bird Shirt?

    But to assume that someone is lying about the price of something that can probably easily be verified via Google… I mean, what does Sununu think this is? A Paul Ryan speech?

  • Flat_Earther

    He paid way more than than that for his Tracey Reese design.

  • Just for the record, here are some fashion numbers from the 2008 Republican convention. The attractive jacket Palin wore during her hockey mom address was a Valentino priced by Saks Fifth Avenue at $2,500. The dress Cindy McCain wore on opening night was a $3,000 Oscar de la Renta number. She was also wearing a $4,500 Chanel watch with diamond jewelry that experts were unable to price accurately. Personally, I don't begrudge Cindy. I'd never spend money in that way, but she's got it and if she wants to spend it on designer stuff, it's not even her husband's cash, let along the RNC's. As for Ann Romney, she spends more on hair ribbons for Rafalca than Michelle's dress cost.

  • deliman4

    The call of th N.H.. woodpeckerhead Sununu, Sununu,Sununu

    • zippy_w_pinhead

      I'm pretty sure that death by Sununu was an episode of Futurama

  • TribecaMike

    My gaydar just imploded.

  • fishwharf

    This is discussion is ridiculous.

  • TavariousChinaSmith

    Well, the dress may have cost $350, but I know for a fact (don't ask me how) that she wears $7000 gold lamé pyjamas to bed.

  • alzronnie

    Sununu pays more for his dresses but he forgets that they take a lot more fabric to make.

  • JimmyPete

    Sununu is just pissed he couldn't find one to match his new pumps.

  • moar_plz

    Not everybody has 25 large to blow on a dress like Mommy Raygun did.

  • ttommyunger

    Sununu is just jealous because he's still wearing J. Edgar Hoover's hand-me-downs.

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