Skip to comments.The infamous t-shirt article: Miss Obama's peacenik T-shirt sends a message to G8 leaders
Posted on 07/11/2009 7:12:34 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
Her father had just won agreement from the Russians to cut back on the world's stockpiles of nuclear weapons. And Barack Obama's eldest daughter was obviously keen to make her own statement on the issue - even if it was merely a fashion statement.
Just 48 hours after the U.S. President signed agreements with Russian president Dmitry Medvedev to reduce weapon stores, 11-year-old Malia Obama was spotted wearing not one, but two T-shirts with an anti-nuclear message.
She wore the tops emblazoned with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament's famous logo as her father prepared for three days of G8 talks in Italy.
Caption: Statement dresser: Malia Obama in a T-shirt bearing the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol in Rome ahead of the G8 summit
First there was a grey T-shirt bearing the CND logo to visit the Colosseum in Rome with her mother Michelle and seven-year-old sister Sasha. Then during the visit she swapped it for a mottled white and grey top also bearing the logo.
The symbol, designed for the CND in 1958, is now widely used to signify peace and is also an international sign for anti-war protesters.
Mr Obama spent two days in Moscow this week meeting president Dmitry Medvedev and prime minister and former president Vladimir Putin.
There the American and Russian leaders agreed a landmark deal to reduce their stockpiles of nuclear weapons.
Caption: Making faces: Michelle Obama has fun with her daughter in the Italian capital
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It's funny how NO ONE is wearing boob-belts in America or in Europe. It seems that only Mrs. O and the SRM like the way she looks. I guess we ain't "suckas" after all. ; )
Can't leave home without it. Where's David Shuster now?
The Peacenik movement must have been before your time because you don’t understand what those shirts stood for.
Those boob belts look really bad from the back. I watch What Not to Wear once in a while, they teach to emphasize the smallest part of the “waist”. But I have never seen them cinch up a belt that high.
At least this journalist understood the meaning of the shirt, and why the Obama’s would have chosen to make their daughter wear that particular shirt.
It is shameful and embarrassing to have a President who would use his daughter to “send a message”, or who would think that a t-shirt with a peace symbol would persuade anybody to change their opinions.
But we have a President who is all symbolism and no substance.
With the current first family, symbolism IS substance!!!
The footprint of the American Chicken is a shameful track.
To outfit the kids with the CND shirts is akin to child prostitution. I do not get my kids to wear shirts with anyone’s name on it or logo. Especially political.
I do have a T shirt given to me by the local blood bank that I donate blood to, but that is entirely another matter.
It is not improper to discuss children of politicians.
It is improper and despicable to ridicule and lie about children of politicians, especially underage children. Say for example the Palin children. If the Obama children had been treated as such, people would have lost jobs. The state-run media would have torn them apart.
Instead the state-run media protect the One and his from even true news, and propagate the hate against the Palins.
Just don’t say the obamas are pimping out their daughter to the World Socialist Movement. Commenting about “pimping out” can get ya suspended. Ask David Shuster.
Is that a secret service guy with her, or an MC Hammer wannabe? (Can’t touch this!)
Obama’s job approval ratings are plummeting.
Just watch how far the media will go to prop him up.
You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.
I always liked this one;
“Peace through superior firepower!”
A child who just turned eleven wants to make a political statement on nuclear disarmament?
GIVE ME A BREAK
The o’s exploited their child in a blatantly abusive way.
Fashion! You wanna see FASHION?
Well.......my shorts are too big so I have them safety pinned at the waist.
Now THERE is High Fashion!
I bet that was a Secret Service agent. Not all of them wear the infamous suits, especially with the kids. They need to blend in and have the kids feel comfortable with them.
I think Mr. Schuster of MSNBC is an expert at making comments about politicians ‘pimping out’ their kids. I wonder if he’ll have the same journalistic integrity... lol.. sorry, journalistic integrity and MSNBC in the same paragraph.. even Carlos Mencia couldn’t write a joke that good.
The First Family represents America.
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