Slop about hogs from a prize boor

Several blogs have featured this clip of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. testifying before the House .Judiciary Committee that hog producers are a greater threat to the United States than Osama Bin Laden.  What interested me is that during his Kennedy also claimed that every public official in North Carolina has been corrupted by the pork industry!  The environmentalist lawyer's evidence for this sweeping charge was an editorial he recalled in a Raleigh newspaper, "although he also said there may be some exceptions"  How gracious of him. At first I thought that perhaps Mr. Kennedy was confusing his brands of pork.  While we certainly have too many corrupt government officials down here, pork barrel spending on causes near and dear to the state Democrat party are more to blame than any activities of North Carolina farmers and meat processors.   A little research, however, shows that Kennedy may still...(Read Full Post)