Whether it’s Michele Bachmann making up lies about how much their trips cost, or the entire conservative blogosphere freaking out over Michelle Obama’s trip to Spain or her fancy shoes, or whining about the president bringing in a few things of his choice to the Oval Office, or apoplexy over the fact that Malia and Sasha have armed protection at their school, as all first children have always had, or that they are vacationing during the sequester! (Boyle’s latest excuse for his dreck) though families of presidents have vacationed in times of recession and war; when conservatives freak out over things that are either exactly the same or directly comparable to what every American president and his family have done, well, it’s easy to get the feeling that some people think our first black first family doesn’t deserve what other first families do.Now THAT is crap. What people are complaining about is things like 0bama scrapping White House tours that cost less than $20,000 yet throwing a birthday party for Michelle with Beyonce that costs over $500,000. It's the PRIORITIES that are being complained about, saying "You have to tighten your belt, I don't have to tighten mine." They Royal Family toughing it out in London during the Blitz the 0bama's aren't, not by a long shot.As for 0bama's daughters being protected by guns, the point there was that when the NRA suggested armed guards in schools Team 0bama ridiculed them but, hey, the guys protecting 0bama's daughters have guns on them in schools! His kids aren't more important than our kids, so why should they get armed protection but it's a stupid idea for the rest of us? That isn't a race issue, that's a common sense issue.
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