BY MICHAEL S. JOHNSON
“I am as conservative as they come and there is nothing we have done in this Congress that violates conservative principles.”
That sums it up and sets it up.
Speaker John Boehner made that point last week while criticizing several outside interest groups that have raised havoc with the Republican agenda in the 113th Congress, shut down the government for 16 days at a cost of $24 billion to American taxpayers, deliberately fomented division and distrust among the populous, and prevented the government from governing. Continue reading