The Pork Barrel

It’s possible that no one documents GOP hypocrisy better than ThinkProgress, but even their efforts at calling out the politicians who criticize and then take advantage of federal programs can’t be exhaustive. Here is a pretty substantial way to fill the gap, courtesy of Newsweek: The Pork Barrel on tumblr. Who knew Ron Paul was after pork?

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas: The presidential candidate and libertarian champion is relentless in calling for the shrinking of government spending while seeking tax dollars for his district from some of the very programs he criticizes.

Via @joshsternberg


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