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We recognize talent by feeding it filet mignon and foie gras

by: Eric B.

Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 11:17:24 AM EDT


The man charged with housing the poor, everyone.

LANSING — The head of the state housing authority has rung up tens of thousands of dollars in expenses since taking office in 2012, dining on filet mignon, escargot and foie gras, staying in hotels that cost $400 to $500 a night, and traveling in a stretch limousine, records show.

Most — but not all — of the expenses have been paid by the state agency. Officials who vet expense vouchers have rejected hundreds of dollars in reimbursements Scott Woosley has sought, such as a $47.60 “dinner” receipt from a Washington, D.C., bar for which the only items consumed were three glasses of 15-year-old El Dorado rum.

The entire story is great, including the part where exasperated state employees wrote notes in margins about parts of bills they refused to expense out.

Eric B. :: We recognize talent by feeding it filet mignon and foie gras
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Outrage? (4.00 / 2)
Cue the tea party outrage over this wasteful spending in 3, 2, 1...

Oh wait - IOKIYAR.

Now on Great Lakes, Great Times, Great Scott: The Grand Rapids Press, which rarely endorses Democrats, backs Winnie Brinks


Here's what might antagonize the Tea Partiers (0.00 / 0)
The guy was eating fancy French food.  

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on the support of Paul.

[ Parent ]
Looks like the EAA all over again (4.00 / 2)
...except more venal.

Greetings from Detroit, Ground Zero of the post-industrial future!

Not too bright (4.00 / 2)
He didn't understand the part about making sure the auditors got their share?


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