The Good Earmark


Here's a transparency debate for everyone to have: The Iraq Study Group was created by an earmark inserted into a spending bill by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.). Why did he choose the secretive earmarking process to create this important panel?

“The fact is that there were members of Congress who would have opposed it,” Mr. Wolf said. “Should I have allowed that to stop me from doing what was in the best interest of the country?”