Monday, June 18, 2007

Uncompassionate Conservatives: We Wear Your Scorn As a Badge of Honor

"It would be refreshing to be accused of being heartless and frugal, rather than getting in a bidding war on spending with the Democrats like we have lately."

—Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the ranking Republican on the House Budget Committee and one of the architects of the strategy to restore the image of Republicans as true fiscal conservatives.


Andrew B said:

If public opinion polls are anything to go on, people are not happy with Congress or the President. Perhaps running the country with a tiny bit less waste (which is all fiscal conservatives really want to do) would draw support from the currently annoyed.