Michelle Obama jets off to Aspen for ski weekend

Taking a break from her strenuous official duties, Michelle Obama jetted to Aspen, Colorado for a President's Day Skiiing weekend with her daughters. White House Dossier: Michelle Obama has embarked on a skiing vacation with her daughters in Aspen, Colorado, according to the Aspen Daily News. The first lady, who just returned last month from 17 days of relaxation in Hawaii, is skiing in Colorado on Presidents' Day Weekend for the second year in a row. Last year she went to Vail. Michelle's decision to ski out West again instead of hitting slopes closer to Washington would seem an inopportune choice for a first lady who is helping her husband campaign on issues of "fairness." The Obama campaign has set itself up as the defender of the poor and the middle class against the "One Percent," a theme which clashes with the image a first lady who is taking frequent and exclusive vacations. Just last August, she sojourned on Martha's Vineyard, and the month before she travelled to...(Read Full Post)