If you have $35,800 to casually drop on dinner, you have too much money. Rich Democrats should be taxed more, too.
More productive uses of $35,800? How about paying the tuition of seven students for a year of study at my public university.
Obama's dinner also cost me $12, because I had to hop off a bus and take a cab because traffic wasn't moving on 57th Street. On the plus side, I had a most enjoyable ride with what might be the last smart-talking NYC-born cabdriver in the city! Deep down, I'm pretty sure he was Ernest Borgnine.