December 1, 2009, - 1:03 pm
What’s disgusting to me is that Tareq and Michaele Salahi appear to be on their way to getting everything they wanted in their White House-crashing stunt. They’re now under contract with a production company, they got their Matt Lauer interview, and it looks like their 15 minutes are getting extended–all courtesy of the NBC family (“Today Show,” Bravo, etc.). Unfortunately, I predict that they won’t be prosecuted, and if they are, they’ll get a deal of a tiny, minor irrelevant blemish on their records. It’s already a win-win for this couple.
White House Crashers: Artwork by David Lunde/Lundesigns
Design By Debbie Schlussel
Meanwhile, private investigator Bill Warner discovered more about the Salahis that expands the joke they already are. Tareq Dirgham Salahi is Chairman of something called the United States Parachute Association. Enter punch line here.
Name: TAREQ SALAHI
Company: UNITED STATES PARACHUTE ASSOCIATION
Address: 1440 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA VA 22314-3403
And while she completely lied about being a Victoria’s Secret model and Washington Redskins cheerleader, Michaele Ann Holt Salahi had a modeling agency, Michaele’s Models, among her many “dabblings.” Judging from the Salahis’ track record, I’m guessing Michaele’s Models did as much modeling as she did. As in, probably very little.
MICHAELE ANN HOLT SALAHI
Filing Number: 0560363
Name: MICHAELE’S MODELS, INC.
Name Type: LEGAL
Business Type: CORPORATION
Status: TERM(AUTO AR/$) CORP-NO REPORT AND/OR FEES
Status Date: 10/31/2002
Place Incorporated: VIRGINIA
Date Incorporated: 06/13/2001
And, yes, there’s that pesky American Task Force on Palestine board membership of Tareq Salahi, I told you about over the weekend (and which the New York Times scrubbed from its own reporting). Whether or not Mr. Salahi is, in fact, a Muslim is irrelevant because the ATFP is a Muslim-dominated organization which refuses to condemn HAMAS, Islamic Jihad, etc. So he’s a watercarrier for the Islamic set with his activism in that organization (which honored Palestinian Muslim and Texas Gov. candidate Farouk Shami and gets a lot of cha-ching from him).
And then there’s that arrest for “abusive language,” where it appears he likely swore at–and perhaps threatened–his employee, Diane Weiss.
Don’t give ‘em a reality show. Give them a movie. She can be Owen Wilson, and he’s the Vince Vaughn in this story. Sadly, while it’s a joke, it’s not as funny as “Wedding Crashers.”
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