As far as I know, Ted Stevens didn’t contribute a dime to any of those projects. (True, some Alaskans helped fund his house, but the reverse isn’t true.) Rather, Stevens was a sort of Bridge to the Taxpayers of the lower 48. We’re the ones who paid for all the projects in oil-rich Alaska, not Ted Stevens.One good thing about McCain possibly picking Sarah Palin as his running mate is that it would be a slap in the face to the pork-barreling Alaska Republican establishment that dislikes her.
Monday, August 4, 2008
David Boaz explains how Ted Stevens' generosity worked.