A long-time denizen of Capitol Hill spills the beans... and the pork.
The Navy League of the US book review:
"If the old maxim “politics makes strange bedfellows” is true, then Winslow T. Wheeler is certainly divorced. His new tell-all exposé, The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security, describes a Congressional bureaucracy so infused with political pork that it essentially washes away money publicly foresworn (ed note: sic) to national defense."
Further evidence, not that it's needed, that 'tis more important to be seen doing something than 'tis to concern yourself about the effectiveness of what you're doing.
Gods of the Copybook Heading, are you listening?
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