Predictably, right-wing commentators and Trump supporters have leapt on the price tag of the speech, which is around the same as his annual wages when President, accusing him of hypocrisy.
Article in the FUNNY PAPERS today - @SenWarren troubled that @BarackObama took $400k for speech… https://t.co/zKphv0qr6z
— Bradley Scott 🙏🇺🇸 (@Bradley Scott 🙏🇺🇸)
However, everyone seems to be missing a very, very important point.
In his 99 days as President so far, Donald Trump has wracked up an estimated $3 million tab of taxpayers money for travel and security costs, as he jets back and forth from the White House and his golf resort Mar-a-lago.
This was perfectly summed up by stand up comic and activist Nick Jack Papas, who posted this.
Paying for Obama's $400,000 speech: Wall Street
Paying for Trump's $3M trips to Mar-a-Lago: Tax payers
Let's keep our priorities straight.