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View Diary: POTUS to Return 5% of Salary in Solidarity with Furloughed Workers (231 comments)

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  •  I don't know if I'd call it offensive (0+ / 0-)

    but I would call it trivial.  If you aren't going to do something significant why bother.  

    •  Really? You don't find this offensive?? (3+ / 0-)
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      greenbell, Nance, maryabein
      “The president has decided that to share in the sacrifice being made by public servants across the federal government that are affected by the sequester, he will contribute a portion of his salary back to the Treasury,” the official said.
      I am pretty damn sure that this constitutes absolutely no sacrifice on the part of the president.  

      In fact, I can quite confidently go out on a limb and say he will not even notice the pay cut in his day to day life.

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