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View Diary: John McCain, Lindsey Graham fight to keep defense spending out of control (46 comments)

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  •  A few GOP friends have partially come around... (1+ / 0-)
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    They generally realize that SECURE BORDER GO KILL TERRORISTS!!! is not viable and isn't even compatible with their idea of "small government."

    The part that they don't necessarily come around to is that it should go to infrastructure/education/jobs/etc... Convincing them of that part is the real battle. They're happy to tell their reps to pull our troops out, but of course they'd rather those savings go to tax cuts, etc.

    Everyone's sick of being at war, other than congresspeople, defense contractors, and their lobbyists. Like you said, "in the face of every poll..."

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