Marie Antoinette thought it would be funny to mock the starving of Paris, who had no bread, to suggest that they eat a napoleon.
Imelda Marcos filled rooms with designer footwear amidst the shoe-less population of the Phillipines. And our very own insensitive lout, Sarah Palin went on a $150,000 shopping spree while US and world citizens are losing their life savings in an economy marred by Republican deregulation and materialist greed.
Palin who has charged the government (that's tax payers) for taking her children on state business(?!) has claimed the sex in the city wardrobe on her taxes and expense account deductions:
"Let's face it I figure my figure like the old gray mare, just ain't what she used to be. I was simply improving the appearance of a national treasure!"