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Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Bush flies 1500 miles to vote for DeLay

Okay, okay, so he's not in DeLay's district. But has anyone ever calculated how much these little jaunts aboard Air Force One costs taxpayers? Surely, it's more than the 39ยข it would've cost for an absentee ballot.

Ah, but he's going to tour the Gulf Coast today to see how the reconstruction of Trent Lott's porch is coming along.

"We're going to be tearing down the black neighborhoods here and here..."

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque