Malia Obama turned 12 on the 4th of July, and sister Sasha is 9, so they're just about old enough to bring in some money, their dad says. "They're getting an allowance," President Obama tells ABC, without specifying an amount—presumably they've gotten a raise since their.$1-a-week stipends caused a stir on the campaign trail in 2008. "They're starting to get old enough where they may be able earn some money babysitting."
They'd probably be in great demand, too—as AFP notes, both sitters would come complete with their own Secret Service details. But they might not be up on the latest TV shows, because they're not allowed to watch on weekdays.
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