Republican lawmakers don’t like it when spending cuts they voted for hit home

Pat Cunningham

Don’t tax you. Don’t tax me. Tax that fellow behind the tree.

If you adapt that old saying to the issue of government spending cuts, it applies to the hypocrisy we see HERE:

With sequestration spending cuts forcing the FAA to order the closure of air traffic control towers at smaller airports throughout the country, House Republicans are complaining.

After years of doing nothing but talk about the need to cut spending, Republicans have finally started to get what they want—and it turns out they don’t like it. But instead of doing the obvious thing, which would be to ...

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