Editor says, what if Rick Santorum's job was to scrap the moon base? (Santorum has questioned how serious other GOP candidates are about achieving deep cuts in the Federal Budget). Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality it was the political commentator David Frum who asked ~ With the greatest respect, "the wonder and glory of it" is not a very compelling answer to the question: "What do I get for my hundred billion bucks?". This post repurposes content from an excellent CNN article Gingrich moon colony lost in the laughter.
Thanks to Jeff Provine for his assistance in the development of this post. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.