How many meals could be provided by absent fathers? Why aren't you wailing about WHY there are so many who need meals? There's an Inauguration Ceremony every four years - folks lose their jobs, and dead-beat dads abandon their kids, every day.<quoted text>how many meals could be provided in lieu of The Second Coronation and the many lavish parties?
or a trip to Spain for the First Lady and her 100 closest friends?
or a ski vacation at Vail?
The First Lady's job is to entertain, and from what I hear she does a creditable turn at the punch bowl. Even if she does occasionally knock over the dessert display, and land in the Champagne Fountain...