The redistribution of $1.4 billion each year.
most luxurious and costly royal presidency in history. Taxpayers spent
$1.4 billion dollars on everything from staffing, housing, flying and
entertaining President Obama and his family last year, according to the
author of a new book on taxpayer-funded presidential perks. In
comparison, British taxpayers spent just $57.8 million on the royal
Author Robert Keith Gray writes in “Presidential Perks
Gone Royal” that Obama isn’t the only president to have taken advantage
of the expensive trappings of his office. But the amount of money spent
on the first family, he argues, has risen tremendously under the Obama administration and needs to be reined in.
Gray told The Daily Caller that the $1.4 billion spent on the Obama family last year
is the “total cost of the presidency,” factoring the cost of the
“biggest staff in history at the highest wages ever,” a 50 percent
increase in the numbers of appointed czars and an Air Force One “running
with the frequency of a scheduled air line.”
billion is equal to spending seven times Mitt Romney’s entire net-worth
every year. If Romney had to pay for Barack and Michelle’s lifestyle
this year, he would have been bankrupted by the third week in February.
Now, who's talking about the evil, freeloading rich people, who didn’t build anything and who need to "pay a little bit more."