Yes it's a stupid political stunt
No, the government really cannot afford White tours anymore
- The tour organizer still has her 100k job
- Most tour guides are unpaid volunteers
- The Secret Service Agents who had postings specific to tours are simply receiving new postings. They are being paid the same as when there were tours.
How exactly are they saving money by doing this?
I mean, the market is still "technically" free...government just isn't. The problem is that the one true monopoly - government - reserves all rights to reach into your pocket at any time for any reason.
Do they still do those? I guess the petty cash pot dried up.
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