Monday, February 16, 2009

WPost: Stimulus Is Pork

There's been a corporate media trope lately that the stimulus bill, despite Barack Obama's assurances, contains "pork." It's not always clear what "pork" means, but the Washington Post today (2/13/09) had an example of the genre--headlined "Despite Pledges, Stimulus Has Some Pork"--that opens with a definition of what it means by the term.

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1 comment:

Alfredo said...

Of course there is pork in this now official law Obama signed in Denver. There is it in almost every bill everywhere in the world (ask our friend Bush about that). Despite that, let's hope that pork will bring new jobs and re-activate the economy anyway.