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Page Six Retracts its Michelle Obama Caviar and Lobster Story

michelle-obama.jpgNext time they should send the National Enquirer! Turns out that story Page Six ran last week (it’s since been removed) about Michelle Obama ordering caviar and lobster to her Waldorf Astoria room wasn’t true at all! Says Page Six‘s retraction in today’s paper:

The source who told us last week about Michelle Obama getting lobster and caviar delivered to her room at the Waldorf-Astoria must have been under the influence of a mind-altering drug. She was not even staying at the Waldorf. We regret the mistake, and our former source is going to regret it, too. Bread and water would be too good for such disinformation.

Fair enough. How Rush Limbaugh will counter his charges of “hypocrisy” is another story. Also, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that some astute blogger felt that the non-existent lobster and caviar order was further proof of Obama consorting with (non-existent) terrorists.

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