But, frankly, I don't get the bitching about the toilets. Here's some shots from TMZ of the portable restrooms they'll be using (appropriately named the Presidential Series).
So, yeah...as I've seen noted elsewhere, there are real porcelain toilets that flush. And Stereo music pumped in. And, can you believe how elitist these people are...there's hot water in the sinks for the guests to wash their hands! They should be ashamed of themselves!
Yes! The Clintons and their 500 guests in formal wear should be using these things like any other Joe SixPack.
Except for one thing. Working in movies, I have more than my share of experience dealing with Portable Toilets. Yeah, I've rented those nasty things before. And, I've rented the Presidential Trailers too. It depends on how long we'll need them and who's going to be stuck using them. 1.) If I had 500 extras in formal wear for a wedding scene, I'd rent the fancy trailers. 2.) If the crew had to use them for more than a day or two...I'd rent the fancy trailers. 3.) I challenge you to find any Joe SixPack who's used the basic version and didn't wish there had been something better available.
Personally? I've opted to hold it for as long as I possibly could before using one of those nasty things.
There is one upside to the "controversy". I know Bristol and Levi have put off their wedding, but when it happens, will they feel constrained by popular opinion? I mean, sure, they'll probably rent the VFW hall or the Moose Lodge for their reception, but if there aren't enough toilets there, will they feel pressured into getting something more plebeian for additional facilities? I'd love to see a shot of the mother of the bride coming out of one of these babies!