Originally posted on Voting American:
In my own life in my own small way, I have tried to give back to this country that has given me so much,” she said.
“See, that’s why I left a job at a big law firm for a career in public service.
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.
Just think, Mary Lincoln was taken to task for purchasing China for the White House during the Civil War. And Mamie Eisenhower had to shell out the salary for her personal secretary from her husband’s salary.
How things have changed! If you’re one of the tens of millions of Americans facing certain…
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