Originally Posted by cdcox
Travel expenses for people in the administration are going to be sky high for both parties due to security issues and protocal. I don't expect the president, vice president or other high ranking members of the executive branch to be locked up in Washington for 8 years. I don't expect them to stay at Howard Johnson's. Either party. They need to travel. They need to have security.It's expensive copared to you and me traveling, but it is nothing compared to the cost of a war or an expansion of health care. It's equivalent to the decision to chew a piece of gum on a typical family budget.
Tell me what is childlike?
"Bush did it too"
..if you think a half mil a night or 2.5 million a week for a HOTEL is even remotely reasonable, then it's no wonder the country is 16 trillion in debt.