There’s more racial politics coming from Michelle Obama. In an interview, “Michelle Obama said a woman asked her for help getting something off a shelf at Target, describing racial experiences she’s had.”
What was Michelle doing shopping in Target? It was a publicity stunt. The Clintons did stuff like this. You may recall the couple’s “impromptu” dance on the beach as it just so happened that a cameraman was hidden in the bushes to get the shot that made the liberal world go all weak in the knees.
“‘I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White House for six years,’ Michelle Obama told People magazine. ‘Before that, Barack Obama was a black man that lived on the South Side of Chicago, who had his share of troubles catching cabs.’
“She said, ‘I tell this story – I mean, even as the first lady – during that wonderfully publicized trip I took to Target, not highly disguised, the only person who came up to me in the store was a woman who asked me to help her take something off a shelf. Because she didn’t see me as the first lady, she saw me as someone who could help her. Those kinds of things happen in life. So it isn’t anything new.’”
A few years ago, an airline pilot stopped by the offices where I work. I’m the president of the company. He was looking for “the president.” He had gotten one of my books and noted that our offices were on his way home from the airport, so he decided to stop by.
He came in around back and saw two men unloading a truck. He asked one of them, “I’m here to meet Gary DeMar. He’s the president of American Vision.”
One of the men unloading the truck (the vice president) pointed to the other guy helping. He was pointing at me.
I’m often mistaken for “the help” because I’ve unloaded trucks, cleaned floors and toilets, rearranged books, vacuumed, licked envelopes, packed books, and taken out the garbage.
I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve been asked to help people in stores. Some times it’s because I’m tall…
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