At the beginning of last August, with the presidential race in full swing–and about to go into hyperdrive beginning in the following month, we wrote:
‘conservative’ Republicans, beginning with the Gipper in 1980, and continuing with George W. Bush became the party of dynamic change, and ‘liberal’ Democrats the keepers of the old order.
No better highlight of this is in the latest Drudge flash, which highlights Speaker of the House Denny Hastert’s new book, and his push for the elimination of IRS“.
President Bush is going to have lots of fun campaigning in the fall–and it will be equally fun watching Kerry trying to defend the IRS–or adopt a “me too” position–“I’d do it, but I’d do it this way”.
At the time, Drudge quoted Hastert as saying: