Yahoo Watch: The Salahis

Like a moth to a flame, I can't continue browsing the newspaper when I see an item in the society pages about the world's most famous party-crashers. The couple, Michaele and Tareq Salahi, became household names when they wiggled their way into a state dinner at the White House. They are now "stars" on a reality television show.

Following up on a promise to reporters that she would auction off the dress she wore into the White House, and give the proceeds to charity, Mrs. Salahi announced that the dress would go on the auction block and that she and her husband "have directed the auction gallery to forward 80 percent of their proceeds from the gown's sale to the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund." 80 percent? I suppose she needed to cover her costs. These people are obscene.


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