It’s official, catch-and-release now ten times more important than chastity

I don’t make this stuff up you know: it’s all here, in the American Conservative‘s wholly-objective-I’m-sure assessment of Barack Obama’s spending programmes, among which we find:

  • Preserving Lahontan cut-throat trout (Nevada): $250,000
  • Encouraging teenagers to abstain from sex (Pennsylvania): $24,000

Now I don’t profess to be an expert in American politics but priorities like these don’t exactly smack of urbanite Democrat. Don’t tell me US political parties are becoming much like their UK counterparts: same baloney, different faces…

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