While Obama tells us proles:
"If you're a family trying to cut back, you might skip going out to dinner, you might put off a vacation, but you wouldn't want to sacrifice saving for your kids' college education or making key repairs on your house. So you cut back on what you can't afford to focus on what you can't do without." (Press Conference Feb. 15, 2011)
In the meantime, he's partying like a rock star--hosting a Motown Party for Black History Month on February 25, 2011 and having another party with Gladys Knight as the headliner on Monday, February 28, 2011. But of course, everyone must make sacrifices and makes changes.... Except for the Obamas....
I think he perceives himself more like this:
9 months ago