Barack Obama is being blasted this morning, by a scathing political op-ed piece within the NY Times, written by Maureen Dowd. The columnist Dowd is criticizing Barack and Michelle, MTO News found, for throwing a sixtieth birthday celebration at his mansion – in the course of COVID.
And Maureen obtained some backup for her criticism. Co-signing the op-ed was cultural icon Andre Leon Talley.
Here’s an excerpt from what he mentioned in Maureen’s op-ed:
Barack Obama noticed dancing at his sixtieth birthday celebration
“I think the nouveaux riches Obamas are seriously tone-deaf,” mentioned the authority on opulence, André Leon Talley. “We all love Beyoncé. But people have so many things to worry about with Covid, voting rights, climate warming. People are afraid of being evicted from their homes. And the Obamas are in Marie-Antoinette, tacky, let-them-eat-cake mode. They need to remember their humble roots.”
He referred to as them “nouveaux” riche. The social points he’s stating are in reality severe and a few of these issues he is aware of about personally. As Talley is reportedly in chapter court docket and going through eviction from his condominium from non-payment of lease.
Andre Leon Talley is an American vogue journalist, and the previous inventive director and American editor-at-large of Vogue journal. He was the journal’s vogue information director from 1983 to 1987 after which its inventive director from 1988 to 1995. He has authored three books, together with two memoirs, and co-authored a e book with Richard Bernstein.
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