Meet Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), who has a soft spot in his heart and a hole in the taxpayer’s pocket for cheetahs. Yes, those lovable predators of the African range get thousands of dollars every year from Uncle Sam, courtesy of his nephews and nieces and earmarks from Rogers every year since 2007. Coincidentally, that’s the same year Rogers’ daughter got a new job. Care to guess where she works? Reason TV has the answer:
Update: My apologies to the Citizens Against Government Waste, who leads this project in partnership with Reason. I’ll try to remember that the next time!