Obama’s “$3 Million Overhead Projector”

When John McCain decried Barack Obama’s attempt to fund an over-priced projector as an example of pork barrel spending he was referencing a legitimate-sounding funding request for the Adler Planetarium, a non profit organization who’s programming is primarily for school kids, to replace its failing 40-year-old centerpiece.

Not quite a “bridge to nowhere.” As it turns out, the funding that Obama sought in this case never went through.

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