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Breitbart Website Calls Michelle Obama Fat

Political cartoon mocks anti-obesity campaign
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 15, 2011 12:00 PM CST

(Newser) – Andrew Breitbart, fresh off the news of Shirley Sherrod's lawsuit against him, has gotten himself embroiled in another controversy. His Big Government website lashed out at Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign ... by basically calling her fat. A cartoon strip on the website shows an overweight Obama eating a huge pile of hamburgers while talking to her big-eared husband about the campaign, Salon reports. The punch line—"Shut up and pass the bacon!"—was originally "Shut up and pass the lard!" Media Matters notes. Click to see the cartoon. (Read more Michelle Obama stories.)

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