Is it merely a sense of entitlement, or is it just plain old avarice:
“Have people never heard of a housewarming? … Can I afford the towels? Yes. That’s not the point,” she told The Associated Press on Wednesday. “They’re excited that we have a new house and they wanted to do something nice for us.”
On Tuesday, the governor criticized media reports about the Web-site registries at Target Corp. and Dillard’s Inc. stores.
Huckabee said the gift registries — first reported by Stephens Media Group — were put together by his wife’s friends for a housewarming party.
er–unseemely seems to be hardly a strong enough term for such acquisitiveness. But it’s the same country-club sense of entitlement that Jonah Goldberg referred to here.
Half-million dollar houses don’t need to be warmed–they’re already hot.