The real scandal here isn’t that the Obama Administration handed half a billion in tax dollars over to a worthless private company with nothing to offer but pull. The real scandal is that members of Congress are forced to prove that such transfers of money ever are, or ever could be, about anything other than pull.
Republicans and Democrats sometimes disagree on which companies should get the billion dollar handouts, and sometimes they agree. In the case of Solyndra, they obviously disagree. But none of this changes the more important principle on which the two parties agree: Their claim that political transfers of wealth are morally and economically justified.
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