On the same day the media-collective coordinated to crybaby over 140 or so airport control towers being shut down due to sequester cuts, over at CBS News, investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson was digging for a real story. And then she did something amazing. Instead of playing stenographer for The State about the sequester cuts, Attkisson turned a story about frivolous government waste into a sequester story.
How does the federal government — she asks in so many words — have all kinds of money to waste $60,000 on a “Star Trek” spoof, but not enough to ensure planes land safely?
Thus begins a six-minute “Star Trek” parody starring IRS employees and paid for with your tax dollars. It’s not likely to go over well with some Americans and members of Congress, especially since federal agencies have been complaining that it’s difficult to find trims under forced sequestration.