Skip to comments.Michelle Obama's $500,000 shopping trip: Huge taxpayer bill for First Lady
Posted on 04/27/2012 7:57:00 AM PDT by yoe
The First Lady's whirlwind tour of Spain in 2010 better have been a once in a lifetime trip, because her getaway cost taxpayers nearly half a million dollars.
The highly controversial and lavish trip drew ire at the time, but the White House assured the public that the Obamas picked up the tab on their own.
But new information from Judicial Watch, a public interest group that investigates government corruption, detailed the extensive security costs to the United States Air Force and Secret Service.
The Obamas' highly publicized and polarizing vacations may cost the First Family even more, as voters appear to be disheartened by their extravagance.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2135914/Michelle-Obamas-Spanish-vacation-cost-taxpayers-500-000.html#ixzz1tFjAbiv9
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
It’s the duty of we little people to pick up the globe-trotting tab for The Royal Family. In fact, we’re not paying enough. I say we get them a larger aircraft, twice the staff, and triple their spending. They just don’t get away enough, and they deserve it.
It is ludicrous to believe that a trip to Spain with this moocher and her entourage occupying that exclusive villa hotel was ONLY a half a million dollars. Or that the trip to India and the Taj Mahal, and the multiple trips to Hawaii and to Martha’s vineyard..... We are not idiots out here, Obama!
Shit....I’ll bet Obama’s date night to Chicago or NYC cost a half a mil...but NONE of the others.
Well duh! And these two are trying to fiscally crucify any citizen making more than $250K a year! Mochell, Americas Imelda Marcos, spends that much in one day!
At least Romney is paying for his own silver spoon.
She seems to be channeling Mary Lincoln.
Too late for first laugh of the day, but just in time for the first gut wrenching belly crunching BWAH-HA-HA-HAH!!! of the day :^))
(rebuttal by typical democrat voter)
I feel that it’s my duty to pay reparations to people who were never slaves because my ancestors never had any slaves.
Nero fiddles while Rome burns.
It takes a lot of shopping to make the Wookie presentable to her Kenyan King.
” down to his ranch in Texas.”
Which only had to be set up once as a “Western White House.”
I am looking forward to the day when we can get these professional grifters out of the WH, fumigate the WH, and consign these Marxists to the dustbin of history. I pray that once they leave the WH that they would never again have a platform from which to spread their evil ideas.
UK paper has to do what the U.S. MSM won’t even begin to cover.
Obama and the DemocRATS’ new 2012 campaign theme:
Re-elect us: We can confiscate and redistribute your money in our sleep.
I’ll bet she has never worked for living either.
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