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Republicans do conservatism a disservice by running on nothing

disserviceFrom the Washington Examiner, By Philip Klein | September 29, 2014 –

If history has taught conservatives anything, it is that having Republicans in power is a necessary but by no means sufficient condition to advance a conservative agenda.

During the George W. Bush era, for instance, Republicans controlled the White House and both chambers of Congress. Spending soared, the federal role in education grew, and entitlements underwent their most significant expansion since Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.

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