Michelle Obama Blows Off China’s First Lady


Michelle Obama ‘snubs’ China’s first lady

China’s hopes that their first lady would dazzle the American public during this week’s summit between her husband, Xi Jinping, and Barack Obama have been dashed after it was announced that Michelle Obama would not attend.

Communist Party bosses had seen the June 7-8 Sunnylands summit as a golden opportunity to deploy Peng Liyuan’s much-vaunted charms on the world stage in a bid to spin a more favourable image of China’s leaders.

But on Tuesday Mrs Obama’s office told the New York Times the first lady would remain in Washington with her daughters who are coming to the end of their academic year.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/michelle-obama/10100017/Michelle-Obama-snubs-Chinas-first-lady.html

Domestic Dangers for Xi in Sunnylands

Chinese leaders always run risks when they attend a summit in the United States.

Certainly, Chinese president Xi Jinping stands to benefit from this week’s two-day “shirt-sleeves summit” with Barack Obama. The informal setting, on the Sunnylands private estate in California, and casual attire will give him a chance to burnish his reputation as a more accessible leader than his predecessor, the famously formal Hu Jintao. And it never hurts to be seen discussing matters of global importance on an equal footing with the leader of the world’s most powerful nation.

http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/06/06/the-dangers-xi-faces-in-sunnylands/

Sunnylands summit: Access to Obama, Xi to be limited

Portions of two major roads in the city will be closed to traffic beginning Friday morning until as late as Sunday evening for the two-day Sunnylands summit between President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

http://www.mydesert.com/article/20130604/NEWS03/306040013/

 

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  • Drdetroitdanchap

    Smooth move when you are a WELFARE QUEEN dependent on the Chinese loaning you money for your extravagant vacations and wars.
    What was that term? “—– rich”.

  • Kevin K

    You can’t buy “Class” and Michelle proves that everyday..

    • Pravda01

      She likes melons – and yes we should build a melon trap.

  • Pravda01

    Who cares! US is insulting China! Good! Enormous flamboyant clothed Michelle is not visiting – good! Who wants to look at the flamboyant clown wife of a murderer, president Obama.

  • Dave Phillips

    Not surprised really, she knows she would be eclipsed by someone with class and grooming that would make her look the second rate 1st holidayer that she is. She has no redeeming features but can usually deflect any focus by picking and choosing her engagements so she isn’t overly challenged by anyone with looks or education that would show her or what she really is, a shallow, narcissistic woman who rides the coat tails of the office her husband inhabits. The Chinese Premiers wife is no doubt relieved she does not have to be polite to Moochelle.

  • Tatiana Covington

    A headline I’d have loved to see:

    Michelle Obama Blows China’s First Lady