The Obamas' 13 Y.O. daughter spends spring break in Mexico - with a 25 person escort courtesy of the Secret Service and U.S. taxpayers!
Agence France-PresseMarch 19, 2012
OAXACA, Mexico -
The elder daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama is spending her
spring break in the historic Mexican city of Oaxaca in the company of 12
friends, a state police official said.
The young tourists,
including 13-year-old Malia Ann Obama, are staying at a downtown hotel
in this city famous for its colonial architecture and well-preserved
native American traditions, the official said.
"We are here
to block access to the hotel by other people and escort the vehicles
that are carrying the visitors to tourism sites," the police official
told AFP under the condition of anonymity.
Malia Obama and her friends are guarded by 25 U.S. Secret Service agents as well as Mexican police, the official noted.
group, which arrived in Oaxaca Saturday, has already visited the
architectural zone of Mitla and the tree of El Tule believed to have one
The sightseeing plan also includes visits
to Monte Alban known for its archeological research sites and Oaxaca’s
famous artisan quarters.
Comment: Would you let your 13 year-old
daughter travel to Mexico, or anywhere else, on her own for "spring
break?" Maybe if you could afford an escort of 25 Secret Service agents
to protect her and her dozen or so friends she took along with her, all on the American taxpaers' dime!
Did you see a "peep" about this in the American news? Probably not,
because Obama is having all references to the story "scrubbed" from the
internet for "security reasons!" Note that this story comes from a
foreign press outlet, and the source is a Mexican "state police"
"Stories of Malia Obama's spring break trip to Mexico disappearing from the web -- The White House admitted to asking news organizations to pull the story."
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