Yes, Virginia, there really are politicians who oppose giving taxpayer cash to the wealthy:
Missouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens said he opposes public funding for a Major League Soccer stadium in downtown St. Louis, according to a statement released by his transition team Monday.
“This project is nothing more than welfare for millionaires,” Greitens said. “Right now, because of reckless spending by career politicians, we can’t even afford the core functions of government, let alone spend millions on soccer stadiums.
“This back-room wheeling and dealing is exactly what frustrates Missourians.”
If only politicians in Peoria, Springfield, Normal and Bloomington had this testicular fortitude