Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Is this really how we need to be saving money?

The House Page Program, a beloved Washington institution and the beginning of many a congressional career, has become the latest — and, to many on Capitol Hill, thus far the most shocking — casualty of the country’s fiscal woes.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Monday in a joint statement that they had directed House officials to “take the steps necessary to conclude” the nearly two-century-old program after independent consultants concluded that it was not cost-effective.
(Via.) Maybe there was a bipartisan decision that all those young folks were too great a sexual temptation.

1 comment:

  1. They won't quite save $2M a year.

    Real genius. A pox on all of them.