Bush got the override and someone will get the pork

It is nice to see Prez Gee “Whiz” Bush humbled by an veto overriding Congress This especially gratifies me since Bush is certainly not one who is given to obtrusiveness. The Prez probably thought he was doing the right thing by vetoing the Water Bill which most likely contained more pork that the Iowa Pork Conference.

But unlike pork, which can kill you in several different ways, congressional pork is what makes the political world go ’round. It gets lawmakers elected and brings jobs and money home in return. There can be too much of a good thing though such as, let’s say $1 million to build the Arnold Ziffel Museum. I don’t know that there is such a museum but I’ll bet some swine politician could find a way to make it happen.

What really matters in all of this is, however, the fact that GW is not impervious to the override. And that makes me downright giddy.

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