OAXACA, Mexico - The elder daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama is spending her spring break in the historic Mexican city of Oaxaca in the company of 12 friends, a state police official said.
The young tourists, including 13-year-old Malia Ann Obama, are staying at a downtown hotel in this city famous for its colonial architecture and well-preserved native American traditions, the official said.
"We are here to block access to the hotel by other people and escort the vehicles that are carrying the visitors to tourism sites," the police official told AFP under the condition of anonymity.
Malia Obama and her friend are guarded by 25 U.S. Secret Service agents as well as Mexican police, the official noted.
How much does 25 secret service agents, their travel costs, their meals, their motel rooms, cost?
To me, this is simple theft of government funds, plain robbing of the taxpayer.
I don't give a damn if it's Malia Obama or Linsay Lohan... If they want to go on a spring break, don't send me the damned bill.
Since when do 13-year-olds go on spring breaks anyway? I suppose Momma Obama thinks it's just fine, so long as 25 government chaperones keep a 24-7 watch on the child.
I'll just bet us taxpayers are also picking up the tab for those twelve "friends" of hers also.
We really need to kick these Obamas right back to Chicago. Their excesses are beyond the pale.