New York Post: US taxpayers forked over $8.5M for government-produced podcasts: ‘Left-wing agitprop’ 22_NYP_podcasts



By Josh Christenson | Full article published at

You heard that right.

The federal government spent $8.5 million of your money on producing dozens of podcasts over the past four years — with several promoting progressive priorities, according to a report on the spending exclusively obtained by The Post.

The taxpayer watchdog found at least 58 podcasts have been produced at a total cost of $8,535,556 through grants and other federal funding between February 2020 and September 2023.

A whopping $323.7 million was spent over the same period on the overarching projects that included the podcasts, the watchdog noted — with both foreign and domestic entities receiving the money.

“We pay plenty of taxes — from income to inheritance to capital gains,” said OpenTheBooks founder Adam Andrzejewski. “But who knew we were paying a podcast tax?”

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