Gov. Sarah Palin ordered state transportation officials to abandon the ''bridge to nowhere'' project that became a nationwide symbol of federal pork-barrel spending. The $398 million bridge would have connected Ketchikan, on one island in southeastern Alaska, to its airport on another nearby island. ''Ketchikan desires a better way to reach the airport,'' Ms. Palin, a Republican, said in a news release, ''but the $398 million bridge is not the answer.'' She directed the State Transportation Department to find the most ''fiscally responsible'' alternative for access to the airport.
So she used the money for something else, like roads in the interior the state. To keep the oil flowing. From Prudhoe Bay.
Who killed the Bridge to Nowhere? Oh yeah . . .Sarah.
Kids, this is why history is so important. Because some people like to rewrite it to suit their own needs.