The Campaign Spot

Hillary on Wasteful Spending

John King seems to be going native, as I’m pretty sure he said, “a lot of Americans believe that whether it’s the House or Senate, y’all waste money.”
Hillary goes on to talk about the Iraq War as wasteful spending, and the Economic Nirvana that her husband’s administration single-handedly created.
She hits no-bid contracts, cronyism, and use of contractors that “haven’t saved us money.” Because federal employees, with their benefits packages, come cheap and are known for their accountability.
Hillary basically suggests she’ll hang Republican “fiscal irresponsibility” around McCain’s neck. That might go better if he hadn’t been the guy raising hell in his own party on earmarks, on runaway spending, on waste in the Pentagon budget, on pork, etc.  If she were running against Ted Stevens, hey, that would be a great line of attack.

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