The Strangest Use of Tax Dollars

Below is a bizzare video, paid for with Pennsylvania taxpayer dollars. Hat tip to The Club For Growth who report it cost $4,197. And over at NTU, they compute the man-hour cost to produce this video.

It is certainly not the largest waste of tax dollars, but certainly one of the oddest. Look for “Governor Rendell” who makes an appearance about halfway through. I think the idea for this video came from Michael Scott, before he went with this one.

UPDATE: The Philadelphia Inquirer has a story on this over here, quoting Gov. Rendell, “And who’s better than a giant rapping groundhog to get the attention of young people?”

Reason answers, “I don’t know. A Geddy Lee sex tape? A George W. Bush endorsement? Almost anything else?