So the fact that you may have members standing here who have different ideas about how far they would personally like to go on taxes or how far they would personally like to go on entitlement reform does not mean that they are not ready to stand here and make the kinds of decisions that will help us as a nation to solve our fiscal crisis.Indeed.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Chinks in the GOP Armor
TPM reports on a bi-partisan press conference today. It seems some Republican lawmakers are actually OK with increasing revenues as part of an overall deficit reduction package. Republican orthodoxy, of course, doesn't play that way, but it's refreshing to hear a Republican like ND Sen. Mike Crapo say this: