Indeed, this is true:
The second paragraph here shows why it was so important to ban earmarks: politico.com/story/2013/04/….
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) April 18, 2013
Here’s the paragraph in question:
“Bribery isn’t what it once was,” said an official with one of the major gun-control groups. “The government has no money. Once upon a time you would throw somebody a post office or a research facility in times like this. Frankly, there’s not a lot of leverage.”
Good. Also: …yeah, my side was the one with the Good Guys, thanks.