The Corrupt Catfood Commission

November 11th, 2010 by Joshua Skaroff

The leaders of President Obama’s deficit commission sparked criticism from both sides of the political aisle Wednesday for proposing broad cuts to federal programs.

But the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform has also come under attack for its unusual approach to staffing: Many of its employees aren’t employed by the panel at all.

Instead, about one in four commission staffers is paid by outside entities, many of which have strong ideological points of view about how to tackle the deficit.



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via The Washington Post - Many deficit commission staffers paid by outside groups

We are so f***ed.


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