Republican Voters Angrily Note Irony
Even American voters can occasionally figure out something that's been right in front of them for several years.
Federal spending increased by 9 percent this year alone -- the biggest increase since 1990, when those other big-spending liberals were in charge of Congress -- to $2.7 trillion.
Republican voters are so disgusted that they're threatening to stay home in November -- or even vote for a comparatively thrifty Democrat!
"I think we can make a pretty good case that we have tried to discipline the budget," said Sen. Judd Gregg, the Republican chairman of the Budget Committee. And then he laughed and laughed.