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Talking Like Mme Defarge, Living like Marie Antoinette

Dajeroo the Carcajou Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 3:40 PM
There is a two word term that describes the Odumbos' spending habits, both personally and on the national level regarding the 16 trillion dollar debt, and that phrase is not nouveau riche.

With the election safelly over, the Obamas are sparing no expense as they enjoy life in The White House.

Look, no one detested it more than I when the Carters sought to downplay the magnificence of The White House, serving hot dogs to visiting dignitaries and the like.  It's also completely understandable that, as the nation's first African American First Lady, Mrs. Obama would be invested in demonstrating what should be clear to all -- namely, that skin color has nothing to do with one's ability to be tasteful and elegant.

But in an era of tight budgets and economic suffering...