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When Is Big, Socialist Government Not So Bad? When That Farm Subsidy Check Bears Your Name

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"Advocates for farm subsidy reform have often wondered when the anti-government Tea Party movement would produce politicians willing to come out against what they consider to be one of the biggest government spending boondoggles around — the farm subsidy program that hands out an average of $16 billion a year to farmers. Well, the waiting is over. The Environmental Working Group’s recently updated farm subsidy database has turned several farmer-politicians aligned with the Tea Party into avid proponents of agricultural subsidy reform. That is, after they were outed for taking significant sums of money from the same federal government they so often decry as socialist and addicted to lavish, unnecessary spending."
SOURCE:   BNET

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