Sunday, November 30, 2008

Who's watching the dogs for you?

When Republicans get caught in a scandal, the newspapers go talk to Democrats for a response. When Democrats get caught in a scandal, the newspapers go talk to Republicans for a response.

But when both sides stray from the mark, increasingly often the Louisville Courier Journal talks to the Bluegrass Institute:

"Jim Waters of the Bluegrass Institute, a free-market think tank that favors smaller government, said so many trips are wasteful."

""One or two trips a year (per legislator) would be fine," Waters said. "But if legislators who travel so much are finding solutions to the tough issues on these trips, we haven't seen results of it yet.""

That one's gonna leave a mark.

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