Now Americans know why the First Lady must escape so frequently.
During a discussion with former First Lady, Laura Bush, at the African First Ladies Summit in Tanzania during an interview moderated by journalist Cokie Roberts, Obama noted:
living in the White House is like being in a really nice prison.
Laura Bush reminded Michelle that First Ladies have a chef. But apparently, the $100 million vacations, the 25 assistants and staff, and the availability of Air Force One are standard prison issue. Who knew?