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Presidential Perks Gone Royal: Your Taxes Are Being Used For Obama's Re-election
In Presidential Perks Gone Royal: Your Tax Dollars Are Being Used For Obama’s Re-Election, the author takes us on a disquieting tour through the many hidden indulgences that have accrued to the office of President of the United States. These privileges, which Gray terms “royal perks” because he believes they are literally “fit for a king,” cost the taxpayer billions of ...more
Hardcover, 131 pages
Published June 12th 2012 by New Voices Press
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I have to be tough on this one, although I enjoyed hosting the author on my weekly radio show when the book was published in mid-2012. Here's a link to my column at the time: "Washington Insider Robert Gray Attacks President Obama's 'Perks,'" June 27, 2012. http://www.justice-integrity.org/faq/.... Details: A close friend to five GOP presidents, the prominent Washington insider Robert Keith Gray is scheduled June 28 to discuss on my Washington Update radio show his new book, "Presidential Perks ...more
This book by the former chairman of Hill & Knowlton is interesting because of his influential background advising five Republican presidents. But it falters seriously by its partisan approach in calculating only President Obama's personal spending without reference to spending on the sames kinds of travel and security requirements undertaken by predecessors.