In an effort to reinforce the idea that First Lady Michelle Obama is just like middle class folk, she steps out to a local food bank in her reasonably priced $540.00 tennis shoes. Read about it here. I’m not against spending money on footwear, but haven’t we been told that we must sacrifice?
Leadership by example? Stewardship? Not in the First Family.
In other news, it seems the American people were otherwise occupied during President Obama’s new conference. Ratings were down 29%.