Tuesday, July 21st, 2009   7:44 am | Author: chris | Economy, Food, Politics/Government | Add Comment
Matt Drudge and the Republicans have found a new cause: make sure that the poor and homeless don’t benefit from the stimulus package.
Drudge reported (now that is a joke in itself) that the stimulus package included millions of dollars for pork products. Of course Drudge and the Republicans just love to blame Democrats for pork spending although they have been some of the biggest abusers of this practice.
Drudge claimed that $1.19 million was spent on “2 pound frozen ham” and $16.7 was to be spent on “canned pork”
Drudge never bothered to go any further and get into the details because that would have killed his story and he couldn’t have that happen. So the story spread like wildfire on the Internet and the right wing bloggers and Republicans just jumped on the bandwagon. Like the good old days when Bush was in office and they all marched in lockstep.
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