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Old 17 July 2009, 02:52 AM
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Originally Posted by snopes View Post
Comment: Rumor copied and pasted below:

Compare First Ladies......

Laura Bush had a staff of 12 with a total salary of $730,400.
By comparison, Michelle Obama has a staff of 22 that costs the taxpayer
Not necessarily a bad thing if true. After all, Laura Bush didn't do much as first lady except encourage people to read (a neverending source of amusement for some of us in light of whom she married). If Michelle Obama is actually accomplishing things from her bully pulpit, I'm fine with her doing it on my dime, so to speak.
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