Former presidents have had their state dinners, and I guess taxpayers shouldn't mind digging deeper into our wallets to fund Obama's. They claim the planning had taken months for this one, and of course the first lady had to wear a designer gown.
Just because our economy has gone south -- and many of you are unemployed with Christmas coming up while figuring out how you're going to pay your 2009 taxes -- doesn't matter. The royalty must have their due!
Welcome to the Kingdom of Obamaland!