A Fiscal Broken Windows Policy

I must say I’ve been surprised and pleased to see the tremendous response we’ve received thus far to the Porkbusters effort.
Some, however, are less optimistic. Andrew Sullivan, in skeptic mode, puts it this way:
“I’m as eager as the next guy to prevent pork-barrel spending, and I’d definitely support this effort. But the blogosphere campaign to battle pork in the face of Katrina, however admirable, still strikes me as too easy. The truth is: even if we got rid of all the pork, we’d still be in deep fiscal doo-doo….”
Pontifex Ex Machina is also a bit dubious, and describes our effort’s results to date as follows:
“So far, they