I’m not sure but the Cato Institute’s Dan Mitchell might have set a new length record with the following title on his Townhall.com post today:
Democrats Admit their Top Goal Is Luring GOP into a Tax-Hike Trap, so Why Are some Republicans Stupidly Helping to Make that Happen?
I am sometimes at a loss for words to describe the stupidity of the Republican Party.
Dan, many of us feel your pain.
Let’s use an analogy to explain what I mean. Imagine you were playing a game of chess and your opponent openly stated that he wanted you to move your rook to a certain point on the board.
If your IQ was above room temperature, you would probably be suspicious that he wasn’t trying to help you win the game.
Well, the same thing happens in fiscal policy. I quoted the Hill newspaper last year when some Democrats admitted that their top political goal was to seduce the GOP into a tax increase.
Speaking of Dan Mitchell’s column titles, he had another good a week or so ago:
Jonah Goldberg’s Good Advice for the GOP: Confess Your Spending Sins and Repent
That’s exactly what some of us have been saying for years. Honesty is the best policy and Republicans have a lot to repent about—and the sooner they do so the sooner the party will be on the road to winning back some credibility with voters.