boondoggle

  boon·​dog·​gle  \ ˈbün-ˌdä-gəl  noun: a wasteful or impractical project or activity often involving graft — Merriam-Webster Example:   New York City’s flood control plan for East River Park is a boondoggle—a $1.45 billion unnecessary destruction of a wonderful, much-used park.  Our park survived Hurricane Sandy. It won’t survive New York City’s flood control plan—unless … Continue reading boondoggle