Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today named Representative Don Young (R-Alaska), the “Congressman for all Alaska,” as Porker of the Month for defending earmarks and pledging to continue his state’s disproportionate harvest of federal tax dollars.
During an April 9 KTUU-TV (Channel 2, Anchorage) interview, Rep. Young said, “People don’t understand that this so-called cry for stopping earmarks, it does not add to the national debt. If you have a budget that’s the budget we just voted on that that we work in, what we do is decide within the budget where those dollars will go.” He also called the President Bush’s criticism of earmarks “dead wrong.”
Gee, where does the money come from for those ‘earmarks’? I guess someone in D.C. has planted a money tree or some such thing. You do realize that we, the unwashed masses, all have STOOPID stamped on our foreheads, don’t you?