January 09, 2006

BOTH BARRELS ON THE GOP'S PROBLEMS: The WSJ editorializes that the GOP Congress has favored incumbency over ideas, with predictable results. Meanwhile, John Fund notes that pork is now political poison: "Republicans face being outflanked if they don't get ahead of the earmark scandal." And John McCain has jumped on the PorkBusters bandwagon with Tom Coburn, meaning that it will get a lot more media attention.