December 23, 2009

THE TRIUMP OF HOPEY OVER CHANGEY:

Defense Bill Earmarks Total $4 Billion (JOHN D. MCKINNON and BRODY MULLINS, 12/23/09, WSJ)

Lawmakers set aside more than $4 billion in earmarks in the just-approved 2010 defense appropriations bill, and watered down efforts to curb the practice of targeting spending for programs in members' districts.

Compared to the health bill, which is just pork, that's not so bad.

Posted by Orrin Judd at December 23, 2009 6:45 AM
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