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Michelle Obama Hosts Women in Soul Event, President Barack Obama Flubs Spelling of Aretha Franklin's 'Respect'

Michelle Obama Hosts Women in Soul Event, President Barack Obama Flubs Spelling of Aretha Franklin's 'Respect'

First Lady Michelle Obama takes the microphone to deliver remarks during her workshop titled “I’m Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul” in the State Dining Room at the White House on Thursday (March 6) in Washington, DC.

The 50-year-old first lady was joined at the function by singers Janelle Monae, Melissa Ethridge, and Patti LaBelle.

Later in the evening, President Obama delivered remarks at the Women of Soul concert series, where he accidentally misspelled Aretha Franklin‘s “Respect”!

“When Aretha [Franklin] first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her, she had no idea it would become a rallying cry for African Americans, and women, and then everyone who felt marginalized because of what they looked like or who they loved,” President Obama said. “They wanted some respect.”

Watch the video of the flub below.


Barack Obama Misspells ‘Respect’ By Accident

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28 Responses to “Michelle Obama Hosts Women in Soul Event, President Barack Obama Flubs Spelling of Aretha Franklin's 'Respect'”

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  1. 1
    ynt Says:

    What’s the matter, Barry, your teleprompter wasn’t working?? And guess where the liar-in-chief (“If you like your insurance you can keep your insurance and if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor” – yeah, right) is going this weekend?? He and that ugly wife of his are going to Key Largo, Florida, on yet another tax-payer paid vacation. That’s all this guy does; he hangs out with celebrities, golfs and goes on expensive vacations every chance he gets instead of staying in Washington and governing.

  2. 2
    Nic Says:

    Well he’s flubbed everything else as President , if the media weren’t liberal hacks he would have a realm of his flubs , first time I’ve seen one actually in the media, especially a blog I guess they’ve gotten tired of protecting the zero.

  3. 3
    ynt Says:

    @#2 – I agree 100%.

  4. 4
    Living in a box Says:

    Well Obama might forget a letter in respect, but at least he didn’t mispronounced someone name. You know, Adele Dazeem. Poor John Travolta, he should bring his glasses that day.

  5. 5
    bali Says:

    @#4 – last time I looked John Travolta is not and has never been President of the United States; sorry but there’s no comparison. Obama is always written up in the media as the smartest guy in the room but without his teleprompter he can’t even spell the simplest words.

  6. 6
    Lisa Says:

    Now King Barry Obama want to put his gestapo news police controllers in all news rooms in the U.S.to control the news from the DailyMail. ” NO MORE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS ” and the IRS is trying to kill the Tea Party. we now live in the banana republic of King Obama. all bow down and hail to King Barry Obama.

  7. 7
    Royal Obozo Says:

    a token of respeck

  8. 8
    He's Distracted Says:

    Leave Obama alone. He’s busily working on WW3 with Russia from his lush underground bunker,,,,, paid for by us.

  9. 9
    Natalia Says:

    @ynt: Bet you’re still looking for those weapons of mass destruction.

  10. 10
    Natalia Says:

    @bali: Every president has used the teleprompter since 1952, except for that genius Bush Jr. who used index card. Yes index card, like six graders reading their reports in front of the class. Nuff said.

  11. 11
    Natalia Says:

    Lol, the Fox news/Limbaugh sheep are here! Its so amusing the idiocy of these comments. A mind is a terrible thing to waste…oh wait, racist morons don’t have one.

  12. 12
    Natalia Says:

    @Dallas: @ynt: And every so called “Obamacare” horror story has been debunked. Insurance companies routinely drop people for a variety of reasons. But geniuses like yourself wouldn’t know that.

  13. 13
    ynt Says:

    I’m certainly not a Bush supporter, but Obama has been getting a pass from the left-wing media since he came into office. The media bends over backwards for him and his family, printing only positive stories about him and airing only photos where Michelle looks presentable; everyone with even half a brain knows it because nobody wants to be called a racist.

  14. 14
    Lisa Says:

    @Natalia: King Barry Obama live with his teleprompter, he can’t open his gob with out it.

  15. 15
    ynt Says:

    @Natalia – there’s no need to call someone names just because you disagree with someone politically. How old are you, eight?? I disagree with Obama because he’s a big-spending liberal who thinks that big government is the answer to everything, not for any other reason. You’re the one who brought up the term “racist” – not me. Try having a discussion with someone without resorting to childish name-calling. As for Obamacare, sure people are routinely dropped, but plenty of people relied on his statement that if you like your insurance you can keep your insurance and if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor, and now many of those people are sorry. As for the Obamacare “horror” stories, even Harry Reid called back his critical comments on the Senate floor the other day when he said that all the “horror” stories were influenced by the Koch brothers. Bye.

  16. 16
    ron Says:

    @#11 – there you go …. anyone who dares to disagree with, or be critical of, Obama is immediately called a racist; how ridiculous. I guess Obama supporters simply don’t believe in freedom of speech ….

  17. 17
    Natalia Says:

    @ynt: I guess if other new sources aren’t maligning how the president breaths its called ‘the liberal media bending over backwards,” which in itself is one of the dumbest thing you righties love to site.

  18. 18
    ynt Says:

    There you go again calling people names. Can’t you even try having a discussion with someone you disagree with without resorting to name-calling. I’m out of here; have a nice day.

  19. 19
    Natalia Says:

    @ynt: Geezus H. Christ, how about knowing your facts before posting such nonsense? Those who were dropped by their health insurance companies had “trash” policies to begin with. As in paying cheap premiums for next to no coverage, as in you pay out of pocket for EVERYTHING. Sounds great until you get sick.

  20. 20
    Natalia Says:

    @ynt: Sen. Reid called back his criticism? You and I must have been watching different channels. Lol.

  21. 21
    Natalia Says:

    @Lisa: You are such a sad, sad person.

  22. 22
    Natalia Says:

    @He’s Distracted: Interesting. When Bush Jr. started a war in Irag, for oil and to avenge his daddy, that was okay, right? I’ve only heard the right beat the war drums, but I’m not brain washed by Fox and Limbaugh.

    I’m not even going to comment on that last bit, its beyond ridiculous.

  23. 23
    Natalia Says:

    @Lisa: LOL! His grandparents nicknamed him Barry, so calling him that is not an insult.

    As for the IRS investigating the “tea party,” which btw is the most ridiculous name for a phony, funded by the Koch bros., political non-action group, Eistein, they investigated every group applying for tax free status. Including liberal group! And guess what? They all were approved, excluding one liberal group. Icing on the fake scandal cake? The head of the Cincinnati IRS who investigated the poor put-upon real Americans aka “tea party” patriots…drum-roll…is a conservative Republican!

    So before you spew a bunch of bs non-sense? Turn off Fox and Friends, turn off Limbaugh, and read a real newspaper.

  24. 24
    Lisa Says:

    @Natalia: What codswallop, how much of that King Barry Obama cool aid did you drink?. all you lefty twits can not take the truth. So just bow down and worship your King Barry Obama.

  25. 25
    Natalia Says:

    @Lisa: Truth is a foreign concept to the uneducated right. I truly pity you.

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