I must come to President Obama's defense on this one since it is his day today. In the big scheme of things $328,000 in comparison to $9,000,000,000,000 is really nothing at all. That's like finding change in between the cushions of your couch if your a Democrat liberal politician.
Did you see that anger in Obama's face and voice when asked about this incident. I guess when he doesn't have a big-ass smile on his face (like during his photo-op with Hugo Chavez) that means he's really angry.
Now Obama's FAA has come out and admitted that they knew that this "photo-flop" would cause a public panic.
FAA Memo: Feds Knew NYC Flyover Would Cause Panic (WCBS)
They say it was a training mission … hhm … the cost? $328,000+ (GretaWire Blog)