Even as House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer has joined in steps to clean up pork-barrel spending, the Maryland congressman has tucked $96 million worth of pet projects into next year's federal budget, including $450,000 for a campaign donor's foundation. (By Mary Beth Sheridan, The Washington Post)
Look, I get pork-barrel politics. I understand senators from oil states protecting the windfall profits of oil companies. Ditto for farm subsidies. It’s an old story: Protect my winnings, and I’ll reward you with campaign contributions. I get it. I get it.
--Et Tu, Toyota?
ditto (mark) noun [C usually singular]
a symbol " which means 'the same' and is used in a list to avoid writing again the word which is written immediately above it
used to agree with something that has just been said, or to avoid repeating something that has been said:
"I hate these reality TV shows" "Ditto. What's on the other side?"
Local residents are opposed to the proposal. Ditto many members of the council (= They are also).
adjective [before noun] US SLANG DISAPPROVIN
Ginvolving the spending of large amounts of money in an area in order to become more popular with local voters: