Meaning all those stump speeches through swing states are being paid for by the taxpayer.

Via Free Beacon:

CHUCK TODD: Let me ask you this, when will we see the president have his first campaign rally? How soon? Before memorial day?

STEPHANIE CUTTER: I am not going to wager a date on your show. I think some time soon, since we are officially in the general election, according to Mitt Romney last night. So, you know, we will let you know when it happens.