The last 'first lady' to utter a truly flippant remark about her subjects then going through an economic crisis didn't fair so well. That was Marie Antoinette whose reply after being told that the French were in dire straights was "let them eat cake." She paid for her flippancy on the guillotine.
Clearly, Michelle Obama is not a student of history.
It seems that Ms. Obama is complaining about the $600 economic stimulus check that she received from the government to help bring our economy out of the doldrums. Displaying the same degree of clueless and calous elitism as her legandary predecessor, Ms. Obama recently "complained the government’s $600 economic stimulus check was only enough to buy 'a pair of earrings' . . ." Protein Wisdom has the story.