John Micek points out that Arlen Specter is demanding that Tom Corbett, who criticized the Arlen Specter Library Project, get his facts straight. Specter claims the taxpayer-funded monument to himself will cost less than the borrowing originally authorized by the General Assembly.
The Commonwealth Foundation will heretofore accommodate Senator Specter’s request. Instead of repeating “Pennsylvania is giving millions in borrowed funds to wasteful pork-barrel projects like $10 million for the Specter Library,” we will now say “Pennsylvania is giving millions in borrowed funds to wasteful pork-barrel projects like $2 million for the Specter Library.”
Here is a recent commentary I wrote on the real problem with the Specter Library.
Here is the Corbett ad in question: