Originally Posted by tonton
Thanks for the info. While she can surely prune the bonsai a little, it's not as though it's going to put a dent in the deficit.
And how do you know she's first? Laura Bush was a homely grandmother, and I wouldn't expect her to do any sophisticated traveling and events planning. What was the story with Hillary?
From the article:
The article, which became a chain letter viewed by millions of Americans, reported that Michelle Obama requires more than twenty attendants - - more than any First Lady in U.S. History. It provided the following list of White House staff members assigned to the First Lady:
It may not put a dent in the deficit, but it is certainly not sending a great message to people about fiscal responsibility either. And before you talk about the Bush's, Clinton's or others just stop. They are not in office during this downturn. The actions taken now need be reflective of the economic times. This is not responsible by any stretch.