Conservatives Work Hard to Bring About the Econopocalypse
Despite the fact that the economy is going from bad to worse, Republicans are quite pleased with their unanimous opposition to the stimulus package and are planning on continuing it when the legislation heads to the Senate.
After being crushed at the polls for the last two elections by voters fed up with their inability to govern, those on the right side of the aisle have apparently decided that the best course of action is to simply obstruct President Obama and the Democratic Congress as they attempt to repair the damage the Republicans have done to the country over the last eight years .... and for that they are being hailed as heroes by the likes of the Family Research Council:
In the face of the most popular incoming President since JFK, Republicans stood together in statement of solidarity. We applaud them for showing real backbone against unprecedented government expansion ... Swimming against the liberal tide isn't easy, and House Republicans need your encouragement to stay motivated for the work ahead. Please call the leader in your district today and thank them for refusing to back down on H.R. 1.
And here is Tony Perkins saying that the stimulus bill is "more about pork and political payoffs than economic recovery" and calling on Congress to enact more tax cuts instead of "abortion promotion":