Sarah Palin has declared she said “thanks, but no thanks” on the Bridge to Nowhere. And it’s true, that she stopped the project. But as this Wall Street Journal article argues, she killed it reluctantly after originally supporting it.
But, let’s not stop there. Obama and Biden can’t really be described as anti-Bridge. In fact, in 2005, both men voted against the Coburn amendment which would have redirected money for the Bridge to Nowhere to funding Katrina relief projects.
The only politician who consistently and loudly opposed the Bridge to Nowhere is the guy who hasn’t ever requested an earmark for Arizona. Although he skipped the vote on the Coburn amendment.
NTU sums up the “Bridge to Nowhere” opposition: