Congress just can't help itself with the pork.
Last fall, with the elections looming and the politicians anxious to get back to their districts to campaign, Congress stuffed the emergency Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) with hidden tax breaks to get it passed.
According to Bloomberg, Max Baucus, the Montana Democrat who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, led the charge in providing nonbank companies, like Nascar, Burger King and London-based conglomerate company Diageo, which makes Bacardi and Captain Morgan rum, with billions of dollars in benefits.
And that's just the one of the curious beneficiaries of government's largess. View our slideshow below and VOTE for the most egregious case of pork barrel spending in the TARP and stimulus bills: