Skip to comments.Barack And Michelle Take Air Force One on Joy Ride to New York for a Date
Posted on 05/31/2009 10:23:31 AM PDT by Starman417
em>I thought we had a serious financial crisis that required everyone to sacrifice?
Yes friends, President Obama and First Lady Michelle had another of their famous "date nights" Saturday. Instead of clogging traffic in Washington, D.C. to visit a restaurant, they hopped on the Marine One helicopter to Andrews Air Force Base, jumped on Air Force One (a Gulfstream 500, not the 747) then flew up to New York City followed by TWO OTHER PLANES for staff and press (the 747 would have been cheaper).
Upon landing in New York several more helicopters, limos, vans, police, military and other staff were waiting to escort them to Blue Hill restaurant on Washington Place and later a Broadway play: 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone' at the Belasco Theater.
Imagine for a moment the "news" media reaction if President Bush had taken Laura out for a night in New York with half the Secret Service, the U.S. Military, New York's finest and the news media tagging along at taxpayer expense?
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There is no other word but sick when describing these two.
No flyovers with the 747 for a while. It might infuriate the sheep.
Did Michelle throw 'cake' to the little people as they took their martini laden bodies to the show?
LOL Michelle in her “Shimmy shimmy dress.”
Who is paying for these joy rides?
With soldiers in a war zone and high unemployment.
Well I’m glad he is having such a good time.
Doesn’t large jets contribute to global warming???
I guess it’s all about the wise and mighty “O”.
Fox news reported that the tab to the American people was in the $50,000.00 to $100,000.00 range.
“We own the media, baby. C’mon Meeshell. We gonna go to New York Cit-tay and PAR-TAY. Be sure to wear that shimmy black dress that makes you look like a slinky.”
I’ll suggest another - frivolous. These are hard times and those are taxpayer $$$ flying into the stratosphere. I have a few more, but I’ll leave it to others to add to the list.
Wonder how many they put out of work would love a $Million date?? Hope he got some.
Pray for America and Our Troops
Why not it’s not coming out of his pocket, the people who elected this phony are less than useful to him now.
You are so right. ROTFLOL
She wears a dressy outfit, but he doesn’ bother with a tie. They are too tacky for words.
What a pair of redneck hillbillies
This first couple is behaving like the czar and czarina did right before the revolution.
BO tells the world we are “out of money” and then spends it on junk like this. Even the stupidest voters will soon catch on that they’ve been had by this fraud.
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