The new $600 toilet seat?

We are all glad that the Obama administration is keeping a tight rein on government spending. From the Washington Post:

Where does a muffin cost more than $16?

At a government conference, it turns out.

They may run just over $2 at your average coffee shop, but the Justice Department paid seven to eight times as much at a gathering it held at the Capital Hilton in Washington. And on Tuesday, the muffins seemed well on their way to joining the Pentagon’s $600 toilet seat as symbols of wasteful spending.

Justice Department auditors also criticized a $76-per-person lunch at a conference at a Hilton in San Francisco, featuring slow-cooked Berkshire pork carnitas, hearts-of-romaine salad — and coffee at $8.24 a cup. . . .

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Blogger Chas said...

The Obama administration has much more money on its EBT card than the average food stamp recipient, but they still have that same sense of entitlement, don't they?

9/23/2011 7:32 AM  

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