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Embarrassing: Michelle’s China stay in $8,000 a night hotel has workers ‘fed-up’ with ‘barking at staff’

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The first lady’s third trip abroad without her husband is turning out to be a “real treat” after all — and the family’s apparently treating it with real class.

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The presidential suite at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang where Michelle, her mother and her two daughters are staying costs a whopping $8,350 a night, and taxpayers are picking up the tab for every dime of the “official” trip, according to the White House Dossier.

The tab’s likely to total more than $1 million, the White House Dossier reported.

In addition to getting the privilege of footing the bill for another royal vacation by the first family (without the member of it whose actually on the government payroll), taxpayers are being represented abroad with manners that would make a real royal – or even “The Ugly American” – blush.

The Mail Online reported Friday Michelle Obama’s mother, Marian Robinson, has been “barking at staff” since the family’s arrival Thursday and the hotel workers are “fed up.”

“We can’t wait for this to be over, to tell you the truth,” one staff told the Mail in a phone interview. “We entertain many important people here, but this has been, I think, very different.”

Egadsten!’ Pelosi’s daughter does the
unthinkable to Gadsden ‘don’t tread on me’ flag

And that’s on top of the normal hurly burly that comes with American “royalty” on the road, like the Secret Service taking over an entire floor (again, paid for by the American taxpayer) and monopolizing elevators for security purposes. The Washington Times reported Thursday that the whole road show works out to about 70 people getting taxpayer-funded trips to the Far East so Michelle could get her mom out of the White House for a few days.

Could any of that be why reporters were kept out of the trip?

In a Twitter post, Fox News contributor Britt Hume said he thought so.

Some of Hume’s readers agreed. Here’s a sample, compliments of Twitchy.

This one might have summed it up the best.

Egadsten!’ Pelosi’s daughter does the
unthinkable to Gadsden ‘don’t tread on me’ flag

CORRECTION: The original version of this post identified Brit Hume’s network incorrectly.


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