Wednesday, April 28, 2010

MOTUS Gets Letters

Sometimes Lady M’s schedule lightens up around here and that gives me an opportunity to reach into my mailbag and answer some of my viewer mail. Today, I have an email from Cathy that I’d like to respond to. She writes:

Dear MOTUS -
Am thoroughly enjoying your blog.  It is hard trying to keep up with POTUS and FLOTUS's activities and travels and your blog helps.

Just one thing:  are you missing some of their travels?  I don't recall you commenting on their visits to parts of America that have suffered from natural disasters.  Are they keeping these trips under cover, trying to be modest?  I find this hard to believe, but I haven't seen any pictures of them flying over snow-bound towns, Red River-flooded cities, tornado-struck Southern states, etc.  Are these visits happening between foreign trips or golf dates and the press is too tired to go along or what?

Perhaps you could point me to coverage of these events and the occasions where POTUS and FLOTUS have brought comfort and help to our fellow citizens.

Thank you for your kind attention.

Dear Cathy,

Thank you for your kind letter, and your interest in the O’s participation in current American tragedies.

However, I think you are looking at the O’s participation through the old paradigm of natural disasters: hurricanes, floods, tornados etc. But in the most transformative administration since FDR, you need to think outside the box. The new, postmodern, paradigm is more along the lines of “disasters saved or created.” In this light, I think you’ll agree, Big Guy and Lady M have been in attendance at all the big ones. Let’s review.

The economic disaster: (saved)

saving financial crisis signing american recover and rienvestment act Big Guy, signing the Porkulus  Bill with Joey B’s approval





Big Guy at the temple of Wall Street




economic-stimulus-graphic Open with caution

The health care disaster: (created)

ground hog dayPresident Barack Obama's signature on the health insurance reform bill at the White House, March 23, 2010.  (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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Lady M’s contribution to the health care disaster: Candy Striper-Corpse


Illegal alien disaster: (saved)

trojanpinata1Trojan piñata at the gate







  english pleaseENGLISH PLEASE! 

Terrorism: (saved and created)

homegrown terrorists Homegrown terrorists, created by Big Guy




Homegrown terrorist, befriended by Big Guy










OBAMA-MILITARY-MIDDLE-EAST-738798 President Obama, supporting the troops fighting terrorism






Global warming: (saved)

23ethanol_600_1 Big Guy at an ethanol plant in Iowa


dufus and gufus

Global doofus meets with global warming goofus




Pandemic of Swine Flu: (saved)


And I think we are all familiar with the disaster of childhood obesity that Lady M has dedicating her legacy to:

Healthy eating sweet

and exercise: mo hula 2


Inking the Presidential Memorandum creating the Task Force on Childhood Obesity, creating yet another disaster for our crack “Crisis Team” aka, Congress, to get to work on.


5 jobs created But did you also know Lady M showed up at the economic disaster? Yep, personally creating or saving 5 jobs herself (I don’t think those are illegal aliens)


And NO ONE can claim that she hasn’t showed up at the economic disaster to do her part for the stimulus.


$540 Lanvin sneakers, worn to the homeless shelter




I hope this is responsive to your kind letter. If you find it helpful, please feel free to pass it along to your friends who might likewise be locked in an outdated paradigm of public service.