Security Should Not Be Peanut Butter
January 12th, 2007

An editorial in the New York Times today essentially repeats what was in the Daily News three days ago blasting Senator Joseph Lieberman, chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, for wanting to spread around federal anti-terrorism funds throughout the country rather than concentrate the money on the places where the risks or threats are the greatest. The Times even extends the food metaphor begun by the News. The News wanted Lieberman to stop treating anti-terror money like pork. The Times editorial, entitled Pork, Peanut Butter and Security quotes approvingly of Bloombergs testimony that money to defend against terrorism should be divvied up based on an assessment of risks, not spread across the country like peanut butter.

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