Let the backsliding begin!
Having campaigned on anti-government cynicism and economic smoke and mirrors, Tea Party favorites are now backtracking as fast as they can.
Take Rand Paul, the Kentucky senator-elect who had been advancing all sorts of major federal spending cuts. Challenged this week to name some programs he wants to cut, Rand (surprise!) couldn't name one, not one.
Oh, and he's backtracked on earmarks too. Turns out, Kentucky voters need their pork.
Expect more of the same from the Tea Party types, who have played fast and loose with the facts for far too long.
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