Saturday, September 12, 2009

Even-Handedness Deficit

Good Tory Andrew Sullivan congratulates Washington's tens of thousands of anti-big government protesters today but wonders where they were when George W. Bush was running deficits:
Here's a test: when you see as many posters lambasting Bush and Cheney and the GOP for getting us into this crisis in the first place, I will take these people seriously as genuine small government non-partisan conservatives and independents. In so far as they can pressure the Congress and president into taking the debt seriously in the future, good for them. In so far as they are proposing no practical solutions, and echo truly disturbing hatred of a president barely eight months in office, facing huge crises on all fronts, they are doing their own cause far more harm than good.

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