View Full Version : Chief White House Calligrapher Gets Paid $96,725 Per Year!

03-07-2013, 01:17 AM
You have GOT to be kidding me.......
In all, the White House appears to employ 3 calligraphers for a yearly total of $277,050.

Despite sequestration, there's been no announcement of the White House scaling back on calligraphers.



Chief White House Calligrapher Gets Paid $96,725 Per Year | The Weekly Standard (http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/chief-white-house-calligrapher-gets-paid-96725-year_706521.html)

03-07-2013, 04:04 AM
I was going to ask how much could there be that needs to be written in calligraphy?! I googled it and found this -

Calligraphers are needed for the preparation of invitations, placards, citations and White House awards, created by hand, according to the White House.
Read more: White House calligraphers have combined salary of $277,050 | The Daily Caller (http://dailycaller.com/2013/03/06/white-house-calligraphers-have-combined-salary-of-277050/#ixzz2Mp6QhmDp)

I still don't see how that can justify that kind of earning?

03-07-2013, 04:07 AM
What another big waste of tax payer dollars at work. Thanks "O"! I know he's just helping some buddies out. Why don't they just use a computer and accomplish the same thing for $12.00 an hour! Hello!:cursing: