“No, Michele Obama does not get paid to serve as the First Lady and she doesn’t perform any official duties. But this hasn’t deterred her from hiring an unprecedented number of staffers to cater to her every whim and to satisfy her every request in the midst of the Great Recession.”
[First Lady requires more than twenty attendants, Canada Free Press]
Are we surprised!? And remember, every time the First Lady goes somewhere, like Paris, Chicago, etc, many of these “attendants” must go with her. I wonder if the President’s budget he released earlier this week cuts his wife’s budget?
Also note that the article is published by the Canada Free Press. We probably won’t see this information on Reuters or CNN – though the way the things are going, the press is starting to lose their rose colored glasses.