How often are reporters going to have to debunk the McCain/Palin claim that she was fiscally responsible in her use of pork before they stop telling that lie? It’s not as if they don’t have other lies to tell.
Newsweek has the detail. The road, with $26 million of your money in it, is almost done. That’s about half a million dollars for each of the residents of the island, but it’s not as if they’re going to be using it, since it goes to an empty beach. As the mayor of Ketchian points out, you could use it for a 10k: a nice flat paved surface with no risk of traffic.