I sincerely respect that. At the same time, she needs to look good
and who is to say that if she really loved something that she
received or learned about through this sort of solicitation, that
she wouldn't be grateful that it came to her?
Annie, you seem to have a good attitude, and I also admire your
intiative. Please take my words good naturedly and not pointed at
you in particular.
The above quote is why we have a “do not call” list. “I’m different”
“My product isn’t like the others” I’m not a salesman, I’m a
“No solicitors - THIS MEANS YOU” means you, too. That’s a sort of
famous story about lottery winners who put up that sign and the
doorbell kept ringing because of course “I’m not like the
So, yes, if anybody can be in a place where Ms. Obama buys and wears
their product then more power to you and good job. It’s not cynical
to understand that her staff is in place to protect her from people
just like you (us), it’s reality. When I said the White House gets
40,000 pieces of mail a week, that wasn’t made up, that’s the number.
Probably half of them are solicitations of some sort or another…
At our house, we call it “junk mail”…