“Rep. Wally Herger’s spokesman said Thursday that the congressman supports House Speaker John Boehner’s latest plan to modestly raise the debt limit,” according to the Redding Record Searchlight. “Many conservatives denounce that plan as not going far enough, fast enough, and its passage through the Republican-controlled House was going down to the wire Thursday — even as the bill might not pass the Democratic Senate anyway. [Tom McClintock is one of them].
“It’s strange to see the day when Herger, a deep-red conservative his entire career, looks like a mushy moderate in his party. But that’s a sign of just how uncompromising the Republicans have turned. Never mind that running a politically divided government leaves no choice.”
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