This appeared in top right hand corner of Page 17 of the New York Post on January 24, 2009 and, as you can see, was a short columnen titled "Replacing Michelle."
Here it is, word for word, as written:
”Some employees are simply irreplaceable. Take Michelle Obama: The University of Chicago Medical center hired her in 2002 to run "programs for community relations, neighborhood outreach, volunteer recruitment, staff diversity and minority contracting".
That's it! However...
In 2005, the hospital raised her salary from $120,000 to $317,000--nearly twice what her husband made as a Senator...
Oh--did we mention that her husband had just become a US Senator?
Yeah, he did, and he requested a $1 million earmark for the UC Medical Center, in fact. Way to network, Michelle!
But now that Mrs. Obama has resigned, the hospital says her position will remain unfilled. How can that be, if the work she did was vital enough to be worth $317,000?
Let me add that Michelle's position was a part time, 20 hour a week job. And to think they were critical of Blagoyovich's wife for taking $100,000 in fuzzy real estate commission.
Hmmm? Wonder how this bit of quid pro quo corruption escaped the sharp reporters that dug through Sarah Palin's garbage and kindergarten files? Unbelievable!
Let’s hope this is forwarded so many times that the media will HAVE to cover it, but I doubt they will cover it.