You Mean I Can’t Buy A Yacht With Taxpayer Money

In Okaloosa County, Florida Tourist Development Council chairman Mark Bellinger resigned today after it was discovered that he bought a Yacht with …. wait for it…

with Tax Payer Funding.

“Okaloosa County’s top tourism official stepped down under pressure Wednesday after acknowledging that he had purchased a $710,000 yacht with bed-tax money.

Mark Bellinger, who has been the head of the TDC since 2010, told county officials that he bought the boat in December as part of a promotional plan.”

No seriously I couldn’t make this stuff up.

And we wonder why State and Local Governments are having major budget pitfalls.

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