Real Clear Politics is merely the latest to chronicle the GOP's shift to the economic left. From Terry Michael's latest article:
Republican "conservatives" have lost their way during the Bush big-spending era.
Now, they've lost their collective mind.
Pigging out at the pork barrel is nothing new for the congressional GOP. They've competed with liberal Democrats to bring home the bacon for years -- though they both went for the whole hog in this year's assault on the treasury.