An army of mythmakers is hard at work in Washington and across the nation claiming to be inspired by principle, but motivated in reality by partisanship and self-promotion. Congressional Republicans, who borrowed and spent us into oblivion, now use what little political capital they have left promoting thrift, balanced budgets and tax cuts. Editorial writers and pundits tackle everything from Guantanamo to Obama’s stimulus proposals.


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