According to estimates from the CBO, supports for sugar in the House bill could cost taxpayers from $750 million to $850 million over the next five years. The eagerness of members of Congress to please their sugar daddies is not surprising. Campaign donations from the sugar industry have topped $3 million in each of the last four political cycles.
Because they’re so damn cheap, that’s why.
50 x (that’s 50 times, not 50%) return on investment.
Hang them all.