The Daily Outrage: You can't fix audio quality for $206 million?

Who: Department of the Interior

What: According to the agency's inspector general, the Interior Department spent $206 million on travel in fiscal 2009 in spite of owning $5 million worth of teleconferencing equipment.

Why its an outrage: Acting Assistant Secretary Pamela Haze wrote in a response to the report that the video and audio quality “does not remotely approximate face-to-face contact.”

Where to vent: Contact the Department of the Interior at (202) 208-3100

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