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Commentary: The outrageous perks of the public sector

By Diana Sroka Rickert
If you crossed C-SPAN with “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” you’d wind up with something resembling the state of Illinois.

First there’s Aaron Schock, the former congressman from Peoria who cataloged his globe-trotting adventures on Instagram and styled his Washington, D.C., office to the theme of “Downton Abbey.”

Then there’s Robert Breuder, the wine-sipping, elephant-hunting outgoing president of the College of DuPage.

 Commentary: The outrageous perks of the public sector