Thursday, May 17, 2007

Ben Chandler's Moderate-ectomy Is Complete

Dick Gephardt arrived in Washington D.C. in 1977 as a moderate midwestern Democrat and by the time he was losing the 1988 Democratic Presidential nomination because of his somewhat normal past, he had transformed into a raving, foaming at the mouth zealot for abortion, trade protectionism, socialized medicine, and massive tax increases.

Ben Chandler turned into Dick Gephardt today when he voted for the second largest tax increase in the history of the United States.