Michelle Obama arrives in Senegal wearing $1,295 designer dress

ca0A very nice catch by the Right Pundit.

First Lady Michelle Obama was seen arriving in Senegal wearing a designer dress that cost $1,295.  Of course, when you have $100 million in taxpayer money to blow on a family trip, what’s a measly $1,295, right?

Here’s the AP photo of Obama arriving in Senegal:

ca0Here’s an official White House photo:

ca7President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and members of the First Family are welcomed at Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport In Yoff, Senegal, June 26, 2013. Senegal President Macky Sall, left, and First Lady Marème Sall greeted the Obamas upon their arrival to Senegal. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

And here’s pictures of the dress at Shopbop designer dresses, courtesy of the Right Pundit:

ca12ca11Isn’t it nice to know that while our Marines are expected to give up a hot meal every day and can’t have a fireworks display on July 4th, Michelle Obama can travel in style on the taxpayer dime?

What else can we expect from the “let them eat cake” presidency?


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