Iranian President Ahmadinejad Soaks Up Manhattan High Life

Ahmadinejad's underlings go on a shopping spree at discount chains Payless, Costco, Walgreens, and Duane Reade.

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures as he attends the high-level meeting on rule of law in the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 24, 2012.

"They're having a good time here," said the insider. "Especially the families. For them, it's like a vacation."

--By Joe Stepansky, Rich Schapiro, and Larry Mcshane / New York Daily News