The GOP is about the get the coveted Rubber Chicken Award!
Will Republicans Cave On Taxes or Will the Tea Party Keep the GOP Honest?
By James P. Pinkerton
Published March 08, 2011 | FoxNews.com
Here we go again. Just look at this headline on the front page of paper edition of The Washington Post this morning: “Prescribing bitter debt medicine, senators take case to the public.” And here comes the kicker of a sub-head: “‘Everything is on the table’ as bipartisan Gang of Six looks beyond spending cuts.”
Did you catch that last part: “beyond spending cuts”? You know what that means. The Post, which has been cheerleading for tax increases since the Coolidge administration, is telling us, in effect, that spending cuts won’t do the trick, folks—we have to take the “bitter medicine” of tax increases. Tax hikes are bitter medicine to conservatives, of course, and poisonous to tea partiers, but as we know, the Post and liberals find them tasty. […]
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