From RealClearPolitics

Jonathan Haggerty, who manages criminal justice issues at the conservative R Street Institute, was more direct, calling the Kentucky project “an unambiguous waste of resources.”

“It stinks of pork. It is a waste of time and totally counter to the spirit of reform that the administration has spearheaded,” Haggerty told RCP. “I think they’ve done the smart thing, the right thing, the wise thing by opposing it so far.”