Taxpayers footed the bill for the big night on the town, which included a total of at least $24,000 for the three aircraft used to ferry the Obamas, aides and reporters to New York and back. Dinner costs and orchestra seat tickets -- at $96.50 apiece -- were paid by the Obamas.Obama's jet, a Gulfstream 500, served as a more modest Air Force One for the day in place of the customary presidential Boeing 747.The White House declined to say how much the trip was costing taxpayers.
The DigiHusband and I watch Tivo'd episodes of "NCIS" and get a pizza. I dunno, I was thinking maybe he could have waited until he was in NYC for some occasion and say, "You know, while we're here . . ."