Protect the first lady, Herb!

June 7, 2010


Blog Guy, tell me some inside Washington stuff. What if extremists get into the White House grounds and overpower the Secret Service? What’s the contingency plan?

USA-OBAMA/I don’t think I should make that public.

Come on, just between us. Nobody reads this blog in the summer, anyway. I bet the plan involves jet packs and hidden trap doors….

No, that stuff was all written out of the budget. Now the whole plan is camouflage.


Yes. The Obamas have been trained to hide behind trees and shrubs in the event of an attack, and they even carry bundles of foliage when they cross an open area, as you can see Michelle Obama doing here.

She sure doesn’t look very happy about it.

She’s the first lady of the United States and she has to walk everywhere with dirty bundles of herbs. Would YOU be happy?

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First lady Michelle Obama holds dill while harvesting vegetables in the White House garden with school children in Washington, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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Shra – no never, but I’m open to suggestions…

Doc, your villagers are clearly wrong; of course deer are preferable to hostas. Hostas are an unpleasant tasting herb, and deer are lovely and boingy. And delicious. Your garden sounds fabulous. Mine is less of a disaster zone on a weekly basis, which is a decided improvement on the last few years. Having a day off a week is helping enormously. :)

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CG, ixnay on the ongwray agersvillay. The last time the Villagers and I had a disagreement, they came to my gates with torches and pitch forks. ;)

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Doc, your garden sounds heavenly… does having a plant in the house qualify… seeing how I am the only one who seems to water it….
Spin, I have tried growing my own coriander, but to no avail… I would love to have a kitchen garden and grow my own stuff….
When we were little, we had a back yard and mum used to go a lot of gardening… and we had a lemon tree in our back yard…. 5 years and no fruit and just the year we thought we would cut it down, there was so much that we had to stop drinking lemonade…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

And yet they never turn up with their pitchforks when you need to build a hay stack…

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