Apr 4 2011
DON'T ASK! The Pentagon is spending $600,000 on a statue of a fairy riding a frog with a big turd in its mouth
But is it a politically correct gay fairy? $600,000 in taxpayer money on a frog sculpture that lights up, gurgles “sounds of nature” and carries a 10-foot fairy on its back could soon be greeting Defense Department employees at the new $700 million Mark Center in Alexandria, VA this fall.
The Blaze – (H/T Barbara P) – Decried as wasteful spending that will be seen by just a couple thousand of daily workers who arrive on bus shuttles, foes have tried to delay the decision. But in an E-mail, an Army Corps of Engineers official said that the decision can’t be held up because it would impact completion of the huge project.