December 14th, 2008
06:38 PM ET

Should First Ladies Be Paid?

This might seem like a tough call, but consider this:  Your school district doesn't pay your teacher's spouse; you wouldn't get paid for being a pilot's spouse; no one is on a payroll for being an engineer's spouse.  So why should the president's wife be paid, unless she also holds an official job in the U.S. government?

I agree with first lady Laura Bush that the role itself should not be a paid post.  Can you convince me otherwise?

Carl Azuz, Anchor

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