DEAR FRESHMAN REPUBLICANS: Don’t Wear Butt-Smacker Lip Balm And Start Kissin’ Big Gov’t Backside

Published on January 6, 2015

Yes… please don’t.

By Erick Erickson, FOX NEWS

Congratulations on your election. You all come from different backgrounds with different views and even differing ideologies and priorities. But collectively you now are called upon to decide important issues.

For those of you in the House, many of you campaigned saying you would vote against Speaker Boehner. You are now trying to talk your way out of it claiming you tried behind closed doors and failed. I understand your position.

The American public can no more hold you to your promises than those who came before you. Everyone in Washington slowly, over time, begins to rationalize between principle and practicality and everyone in Washington eventually makes a decision based on whether embedding further within the system can somehow generate greater good. It is this reason so many voters are so cynical of Washington. Some of you will quickly become what you campaigned against. It is the natural order of that city.

This is your choice to make.

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