Have the servants polish the silver, too

Everybody’s into frugality these days, but this has to be the most ridiculous suggestion yet: Rather than “sacrificing the rich experience of a gourmet restaurant dinner” (I kid you not), put on a four-course affair at home. With a different $50 tequila paired with each dish. Max out the credit cards on booze? This must have been dreamed up at one of the many McCain mansions. After way too many shots. I’ll have whatever they’re having at that PR agency.