Your tax dollars at work.
The federal government is stretching your tax dollars — in search of the perfect condom.
The National Institutes of Health will spend $224,863 to test 95 “custom-fitted” condoms so every American man can choose the one that fits just right.
The study was prompted by concern that despite the wide-scale promotion of latex condoms to help prevent the spread of HIV, their use remains “disappointingly low,” the government said.
Why? Because one-third to one-half of men complain of poor-fitting rubbers and are less likely to use them, the feds said.
The NIH blames US “regulatory guidelines” for American men having to choose from a “narrow range of condom sizes.”