The only thing worse than a politician is a career politician. He hadn't had a real job since 1945. If you're a politician long enough, you'll play both sides of the fence: yes, Vietnam War; no, Iraq War; no, Civil Rights Act; yes, KKK (apology later); yes civil rights legislation.
Nearly 50 years on the taxpayers' dime and boastful of his tag line "King of Pork..."
“I hope to become West Virginia’s billion-dollar industry."
This was not public service. This was a public disgrace.