For those of you who don't know me, the one politician who gets under my skin like no other is Don Young, Republican representative from Alaska, who happens to be the Chairman of the House Transportation Committee. If you've heard of the "bridge to nowhere", Don Young is the guy you can thank for sucking up your tax dollars on that one.
I did three posts over at townhall.com on Don Young and the scandal of that bridge. The links are below (in order):
Suffice it to say, due to Don Young's son-in-law's involvement with an investment group which stands to benefit from the construction of the "bridge to nowhere", I consider Don Young's actions to show a clear conflict of interest. At the very least, Young should be censured, although that would be a slap on the wrist.
Personally, I hope the people of his district in Alaska recognize him for the crook he is and boot him this next election. He clearly is NOT representing the people. He is representing his own interests.