Originally Posted by Deberg_1990
can anyone tell me why our government spends so much money on these dog and pony shows? Unnecessary, overindulgent, there are no words............Its not just Obama.
uhhhh its all paid for with private donations. And every President does this, not just Obama. Don't get the reference here? You think Obama is the only one to do this?
But the sentiment is what I allured to in my OP. Americans just don't like pomp and circumstance, never have. Probably because the Brits were so full of it and we were going to be different.