What?! Government waste, fraud, and abuse?! I’m shocked! Shocked!
This could be a political headache for the Obama administration, but only if Republicans play it right — so Obama probably doesn’t have much to worry about. The basic principle could not be simpler: as Milton Friedman so often put it, no one spends someone else’s money as carefully as he spends his own. That applies in spades to government.Then there is this response:
Hat tip to Instapundit and Powerline for the links.