" ... He's had a six-year stretch now where basically he's been going 24/7 with relatively modest pay"What he didn't say was that said pay equals to $172THOUSAND a year .... With in that upper 5% they are always harping about.
President Obama on out-going Press Secetary Robert Gibbs
The average salary earned in the US is about $55,000 (I don't ... His salary doesn't look very modest. Is he going to make lots more money on the book & speech circuit? Yes of course
But still it sounds like he is saying that $150,000 is "modest" .... It doesn't really matter what the President meant to say ... As President he doesn't get any more "do overs" than George W Busg did - and media gave him none!