Federally Funded Comic Books? Yes Indeed. Meet Squeaks!
Via The Blaze
Just when you think there are no new ways for the Federal government to waste your tax dollars, those creative geniuses in DC surprise us all. Say hello to the money-munching mouse known as Squeaks! Launched late last year, Squeaks created a little bit of a government-sponsored buzz;
Yes, of course, the history of printing is something that should be taught in our schools, but did the Federal government need to reinvent the wheel here? This space-exploring mouse is the star of a comic book printed by the GPO at a cost of $5.90 PER COMIC BOOK! If that doesn’t make your head spin, wait until you hear that the GPO sells the book for just $5.00, a loss of nearly one dollar for each comic book!
Are there no comic book companies left in the country that could have taken this project and execute it at a lower cost? Hello? Marvel and DC Comics would likely trip over themselves to get a hold of a large government printing contract.
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