Wherever there are huge government handouts, there will be those seeking to profit from them. Crony capitalism is alive and well.
Isn't the global rent seeking industry incredible?
They have an insatiable appetite for other people's money to pursue fanciful pet projects in order to bolster their own fortunes.
Incredibly, politician after politician and government after government keep falling for it, and dispensing the cash like lollies at a kids party.