Saturday, February 16, 2008

"What are Republicans smoking?"

Last week, the Congressional Republican Leadership had an opportunity to appoint Jeff Flake, a dedicated earmark opponent to a seat on the very powerful House Appropriations Committee. Instead they chose Jo Bonner, showing once again that neither party has any principles when it comes to spending.

Taxpayers, you are on your own when it comes to protecting your interests, clearly the Republican Party lost its way long ago. In the video below, the Wall Street Journal's Kimberley Strassel reacts with appropriate frustration to the appointment.