Rush Limbaugh is getting heat for his statement on first lady Michelle Obama's excess weight, but the conservative radio host is hardly repentant.
"There had been extremely civil feedback, for crying out loud," said Limbaugh on his present show.A day ago, Limbaugh teases the first lady for marketing an anti obesity plan although consumes ribs on the weekend within Vail, Colo.: "The trouble is, its dare I speak this, it does not appear like Michelle Obama takes her individual nutritional, dietary suggestions. Also we listen to that she's out having ribs at 1,500 calories a serving with 141 grams of extra fat per serving."
He extra: "I'm trying to say that our very first lady does not project the picture of females that you might see to the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue or of the woman Alex Rodriguez might date each and every six months or what have you ever."
Dana Milbank with the Washington Publish wrote that "food criticism is surely an extension of politics:"
Meanwhile, the operator of a restaurant right where Mrs. Obama dines states Limbaugh's food analysis is off a 5 degree braised little rib is regarding 600 calories, with the majority of the fat cooks off.
"An appropriate 5-ounce part of protein is exactly what nutritionists said we should have," restaurateur Kelly Liken instructed the Vail Daily newspaper.
Liken mentioned that Mrs. Obama have been skiing on that day which skiers can frequently burn off 6,000 calories.
"It's a vigorous meal for certain, an incredible meal right after each day of skiing, good-balanced with nutritious," explains Liken.