That the White House has decided to buy standing desks for its employees is not surprising. (In fact, it's a little surprising that they haven't done it already.) The fact that they are going to apparently spend $700,000 on the desks, is, especially when, as Gregory Ferenstein points out, you can create your own standing desk by taking a regular desk, putting a couple books on it, and standing up.
Guess these desks are going to be adjustable or something.
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