A Great Observation About Washington from (Duh) Henry Waxman


Henry Waxman may try to eliminate Karl Roves from future White Houses. Why, he observes, should the presidential administration be able to use federal funds to pay a nakedly political staffer whose only job is to position the president for reelection? Congress isn’t allowed such luxuries. Waxman put it this way to The Hill:

“Why should we be using taxpayer dollars to have a person solely in charge of politics in the White House? Can you imagine the reaction if each member of Congress had a campaign person paid for with taxpayer dollars?”

Right on, brother.

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