Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is a real-life Murray Blum. Blum, played by Charles Grodin, is the president's accountant in the comedy "Dave," which I think of every time we have one of these spending dramas in Washington. In my favorite scene, President Dave Kovic, played by Kevin Kline, asks Bl…
A lot of perks come with being president. You're whisked here
and there so that your feet barely touch ground. Heads of state pay
their respects. There's no such thing as a dropped call. You have
parties and someone else cleans up.