Political Accountability

In this morning's Washington Post, E.J. Dionne points to the screams that came from the right when President Obama proposed a bailout of the auto industry. But, those critics have been strangely silent now that the bailout has demonstrably worked, with, for example, GM posting increased revenue and profits when it was facing bankruptcy just two short years ago.
The idea that government can only make things worse is a false idea, but the conservative anti-government idolatry is impervious to a little thing like facts.


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