That would only lead to indignant letters and phone calls from outraged constituents who for some reason just don't appreciate the necessity of all the pork barrels, boondoggles
, and other wacky capers that make a job in the upper echelons of the federal government more fun than a barrel of monkeys.
Of the money that Peru did invest, most went into middle-class housing, highways, or boondoggles
like the giant Majes irrigation scheme.
A: I'll put it in mathematical terms: As the program expands arithmetically, the number of boondoggles
will increase geometrically.
Here, as with his support of the boondoggles
, Wright is out of touch with the more thoughtful elements of his party.
Spending billions on light-rail boondoggles
or forcing employers and employees to participate in ride-sharing programs doesn't address the changing needs of workers.