Friday, September 02, 2005

Boston Took All the Money

Anent the Dimowit complaints that GWB short-changed levee cash, the Federalist observes:

"...former Clinton senior advisor and noted White House hatchet man Sid "Vicious" Blumenthal opined, "The Bush administration cut New Orleans flood control funding by 44 percent to pay for the Iraq war... The Bush administration's policy of turning over wetlands to developers almost certainly contributed to the heightened level of the storm surge."

"Apparently Sid has forgotten the Senate's diversion of domestic infrastructure funding to cover the 700-percent cost overrun for Ted Kennedy's Big Dig boondoggle. Perhaps that $16 billion American tax payers spent on 7.5 miles of Boston highway could have been better spent on levee improvements in New Orleans—but we digress."

In addition, Teddy has drunk most of the booze which NO residents would like to have...

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