Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Hit and Run Stupid Beer News

File under "Hasn't Our State Suffered Enough?":

Company brews up Kid Rock beer, nearly 400 future Michigan jobs

The Michigan Economic Growth Authority approved Tuesday a state tax credit valued at $722,957 so that the Michigan Brewing Company, a Webberville-based brewer of craft beers, can produce a new product line: a craft beer for musician Kid Rock.
Of course, the idea that MEGA somehow helps create jobs has long been exposed as foolishness and wishful thinking. It's just another wasteful government bureaucracy.

The real question is: Will Kid Rock beer come in 40-ounce bottles?