The Biggest, Oinkiest Jerk in Congress
Glenn Reynolds, N.Z. Bear and the rest of the pork-busting blogosphere are doing a fabulous job shedding light on all the dripping fat in Washington. I think Alaska GOP Rep. Don Young deserves a targeted blog pressure campaign all his own.
Works for me.
Michelle also points to an interview which provides a nice chuckle.
REPORTER: IsnÃ¢€™t there a bunch of stuff in that highway bill, at least 24 billion dollars, that could be taken out and used for the people in New Orleans and Mississippi and the places that were affected?
REP. YOUNG: No! That money is not there! That money is for transportation! That is not added pork. See, thatÃ¢€™s why the whole media Ã¢€” Wall Street Journal, yourself, respectfully, you know, Sam Donaldson Ã¢€” donÃ¢€™t know what the hell you are talking about. This is grandstanding by individuals that donÃ¢€™t know what theyÃ¢€™re talking about. IÃ¢€™ll go back to that. ItÃ¢€™s ignorance and stupidity.
Right, tell us about that bridge to nowhere.