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Post Gets Truth Without DeLay

By on 6.9.06 | 10:50AM

Sometimes those writers at the Washington Post get the truth, quite pithily and quite directly. Here, from a feature on Tom DeLay leaving Congress, is a sentence that is, sadly, all too accurate: "In the end, DeLay probably achieved more for conservative politics than conservative government; he attacked big-government liberalism in his farewell address, but the growth of government and special-interest spending accelerated under Republican rule."

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