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Quotational Therapy: Part 82 -- When Ridiculous Increases In Spending Still Aren't Enough.

Arlen Specter, Proud Part Of The Problem-

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The Arlen Specter wing of the GOP has won in the United States Senate. Specter, declaring victory:

"The Republican Party is now principally moderate, if not liberal!" exulted Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), after the Senate -- including a majority of Republicans -- approved his budget-busting amendment to spend an extra $7 billion on domestic programs.

Just a week ago, GOP leaders gathered in Memphis and proclaimed the party's commitment to fiscal restraint; yesterday, the restraints came off. "All the talk in Memphis doesn't comport with reality," said Specter, savoring his victory in a leather armchair in the Senate press gallery. "I don't have any apologies to make for this 7 billion. I'm still not satisfied."

Still not satisfied. Hmm.

What a sham.

Washington has become "Spend City."

UPDATE:
More from Larry Kudlow:

Specter’s blatant disregard for any sort of budget discipline was summed up with his smug remark, “It’s not sort of a gimmick; it is a gimmick.” It is precisely this attitude which is likely to haunt the GOP come November, as the small government conservative base of the party stays home.
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Previous Quotational Therapy Session:

Dick Cheney.

The right quote can be therapeutic, so tune in to WILLisms.com for quotational therapy on Monday and Friday.

Posted by Will Franklin · 17 March 2006 04:38 PM

Comments

Sorry, but I fail to see the therapeutic value of this one.

Posted by: Mick Wright at March 17, 2006 05:08 PM

It's sort of one of those "there, finally someone said it" type of things.

Posted by: Will Franklin at March 17, 2006 05:33 PM

Is this torture therapy?

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at March 17, 2006 09:49 PM