That’s right. The most pressing issue of our time? Michelle Obama’s bangs. As Twitchy reported, there was much breathless buzzing when the bangs were revealed. Media outlets are continuing to swoon over the date that will live in infamy: FLOTUS Fringe Day.
Obama renders opinion on what he called most significant event of inaugural weekend: Michelle's new haircut: http://t.co/PkPbXwDS -RJJ
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 21, 2013
— Derek Dye (@voterdye) January 21, 2013
— Kristinn Taylor (@KristinnFR) January 21, 2013
Yep. Here is a screenshot of the absurd headline.
Seriously AP? A story about the President liking the first lady's bangs in your "Right Now" section? pic.twitter.com/pwjF1fKp
— Stephanie Freeman (@ProducerSAF) January 21, 2013
BuzzFeed and Huffington Post get in on the action.
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) January 21, 2013
Obama: "I love" Michelle's bangs http://t.co/V1OdYXWO
— HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol) January 21, 2013
Even a fellow journalist points out the obvious.
— David Hackett (@DavidMHackett) January 21, 2013
Those outside the sad, little media bubble express disgust.
I'm so glad the media has gotten over talking about Michelle Obama's arms and can finally start talking about a serious topic, her bangs!
— DK (@DanOBGYN) January 21, 2013
— MAMADOXIE (@Mamadoxie) January 21, 2013
— Susan (@nygrlahart) January 21, 2013
Yes, it does. And what it says is that the Fourth Estate is dead.