Wednesday, December 15, 2010

New boss, same as the old boss

Those of us who tend toward cynicism wondered how long it would take before "tea-party" candidates would break their promise to "change Washington" and succumb to the siren song of lobbyists and earmarks.

According to Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank, it's already happened. Here's the story:

Therein lies the problem with political rhetoric. Either these folks were deluded into thinking that they could overcome such "special interests" or they were simply telling people what they wanted to hear to get into office in the first place.


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