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Anti-stimulus Republican Allen West endorses stimulus-funded projects

WASHINGTON – Freshman Rep. Allen West (R-FL), who won his House seat partly by bashing the stimulus and government spending, this week hailed stimulus-funded projects for creating jobs and boosting economic growth. “It’s time for incumbent Ron Klein to admit his ideas just don’t work. The stimulus failed to produce…

Why the hypocrisy strategy works

I’ve been meaning to respond to M. LeBlanc’s post questioning the “hypocrisy strategy” since she wrote it, but it took awhile to get my thoughts together on it. The hypocrisy strategy in question is an attempt to undermine Republican credibility by showing how many Republican politicians are saying two things…