Â A jet-set ‘date night’
Good leaders lead by example ["Obamas fly to see play in New York," News, May 31]. President and Mrs. Obama jetting off to New York at taxpayer expense for “date night” while the rest of the nation is suffering through a near-depression is the height of arrogance.
Clearly he is much more in touch with the rock-star trappings of the office than with the people he was elected to serve.
Jerome K. Miller
Funny how there was no problem for George W. Bush, who took more vacation time than any president in history, flying off to Crawford, Texas to clear brush.Â How many trips?Â How much taxpayer funds?Â How much did Dick Cheney’s quail hunting trips cost us?Â
Why is this only a problem when Democrats occupy the White House?