PBS pork protected

The story is here on NewsMax.

The House Wednesday evening overwhelmingly rejected President Bush’s plan to eliminate the $420 million federal subsidy for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The 357-72 vote demonstrated the enduring political strength of public broadcasting. The outcome was never in doubt, unlike a fight two years ago when Republicans tried but failed to slash public broadcasting subsidies.

I can think of a lot of places I would rather use that $420 million in federal subsidy than helping to underwrite PBS, etc.  How about border control, deportation of illegal aliens, funding for our troops, etc.?

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