An Unfitting Memorial
11:04 AM, Jan 16, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
The effort to design, fund, and build a monument to Dwight Eisenhower has been underway for 15 years now. So, unsurprisingly, while money has been spent and headquarters have been staffed, ground has not yet been broken. For that matter, the proposed design of the monument has, as Hannah Hess at Roll Call reports:
Meanwhile, Congress is applying pressure with its usual delicacy and in the 2014 omnibus funding bill:
Hard to imagine the commission’s staff slogging on without a K Street headquarters. And, by the way, what is the other $49 million for?
Eisenhower, himself, would have found a way to cut through all this and get the thing done efficiently. But since he is not with us and, alas, his type seems to have been lost to this age, the best way to clean this thing up is to follow Andrew Ferguson’s advice (always a good idea) and
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