About those earmarks…

About those earmarks…

The newly elected Rand Paul singing a different tune, accompanied by the Washington Philanthropic Orchestra.

In a bigger shift from his campaign pledge to end earmarks, he tells me that they are a bad “symbol” of easy spending but that he will fight for Kentucky’s share of earmarks and federal pork, as long as it’s doled out transparently at the committee level and not parachuted in in the dead of night. “I will advocate for Kentucky’s interests,” he says.

Good thing we entrust Congress with the national interest, too.