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The Regal Lifestyle of King Barack and the Rest of Washington’s Gilded Class

johnm h Wrote: Oct 01, 2012 8:20 AM
The point is he doesn't even pretend to have a substantive reason for travel and nobody questions him. The traditional photo op was a signing ceremoney of something that cost us dearly. Obama considers a speech substance enough, and when it conveys weakness as they have, it costs us as well, but it isn't a substantive agreement.

Way back in 2010, I savaged Prince Charles for being the ultimate Limousine Liberal. He lives off the taxpayers while traveling on private jets so he can pontificate about the need for ordinary people to live bleaker lives in order to appease the environmental gods.

And if someone asked me about the taxpayer cost of maintaining England’s royal family compared to the equivalent numbers for President Obama and his family, I would have guessed the royal family was more expensive.

I would have been wrong. Here’s an excerpt from a story in the Daily Caller.

Taxpayers spent...