Okay, she really didn’t put it that way, but it is interesting to see the left-wing wife of a president whose presidential campaign put pacifists in a state of visible arousal suddenly concerned about kids not being able to grow up and join the military:

At a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of the ‘Let’s Move’ campaign to end childhood obesity in the United States, an epidemic she said is costly and a threat to national security.

“A recent study put the health care cost of obesity-related diseases at $147 billion a year,” Mrs. Obama said. “This epidemic also impacts the nation’s security, as obesity is now one of the most common disqualifiers for military service.”

This is going to have the Obamas leftist pals back in Chicago stuffing lard down the throats of their children. “Join the military and kill innocent, oppressed and misunderstood human beings who only want their grievances addressed? Bring on the Big Macs!”

This is the best indicator that this “Let’s Move” campaign has ulterior motives (naturally), and it goes beyond just porkifying Big Labor. Rest assured “Let’s Move” will also have a role in a “new and improved” Health Care bill that will return from the dead sometime soon.

We’ll be told that if we don’t pass Obamacare II, our kids will get fatter, not be able to join the military, get diabetes, and die — all while our national security suffers as a result.

Obamacare II: Our national security depends on it!

Almost two years ago, Michelle Obama herself warned the obese, along with everybody else, that the Obamas would be taking their pie away, so we can’t say we didn’t see it coming:

“The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.” — Michelle Obama, April 8, 2008


9 Responses to “Michelle Obama Wants Obese Kids to Get Thin So They Can Join the Military?”

  1. Michelle Malkin » Michelle Obama plays the “national security” card on February 10th, 2010 2:14 pm

    [...] Obama is pushing her anti-obesity platform as a national security issue. Via CNSNews (hat tip: Doug Powers): At a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of [...]

  2. James on February 10th, 2010 5:01 pm

    Well, she has to replace her army of flying monkeys SOMEHOW.

  3. Rick on February 10th, 2010 4:25 pm

    It’s amazing the draft dodgers during the Viet Nam era never thought of just porkin’up.

    Hooray for Nick….for now.

  4. Nick on February 10th, 2010 5:21 pm

    Doug Powers – Just a quick note to say I have been following your blog/website for over 8 months. I visit many blogs but yours is in my top five. I think you are great.

    You offer the political news with much wit and humor.


  5. sherry on February 13th, 2010 5:47 am

    Since the Obama Administration repealed the Welfare reform act, increasing the public dependency on food stamps, why not restrict the government providing sodas, cupcakes, candy bars, and other junk food. A pound of most vegtables and fruits cost no more that a pound of cookies and doughnuts. Since I do the family grocery shopping I see what people are buying with their food cards.

  6. myron henri on March 26th, 2010 6:41 pm

    i agree with sherry if we provide food to the poor…it should only be the necessary
    staples of life. no frills. no non necessities. and we should all encourage our
    youth to avoid the military. let the obama-ites defend themselves.


  7. Michelle Malkin » ‘Let’s Move’ Summer Break Edition: Your Kids Get Skinnier, Unions Get Fatter; What’s Not to Like? on June 9th, 2010 4:50 pm

    [...] Obama’s unwaivering committment to ensuring that our kids don’t get too fat to join the military rolls on [...]

  8. Michelle Malkin » Who’s Up For a ‘Center for Science in the Public Interest Xtreme Eating Awards’ Diet? on November 19th, 2010 7:25 pm

    [...] “no, that’s not why” in the office pool, you win. The reason of course is that turning obesity into a national security issue gives them a weak justification for yet another government takeover — of “Big [...]

  9. dan on November 21st, 2010 7:40 am

    Has MIchelle looked at her own bubble butt lately? Seems the camera like to shoot her from the waist up as much as possible these days…"use the skinny camera!!"

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