Today in Culture War News: Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Race

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Nov. 20 2011 9:51 PM

Today in Culture War News: Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Race

It's one of those perfect stories. Red Staters get to grunt at the First Lady for trying to protect herself by allying with veterans, and bellow at the media for making a big deal of it. Obama fans get to be angry at Red Staters and NASCAR fans, whom they already assume to have sub-earthworm reasoning skills.

 

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