Needed: A Few Well Placed Impeachments

The electorate wants the government's presence in its lives reduced; hence delivery on Nov. 8 of both houses of Congress to Republican control. This is not an economic issue that can be addressed piecemeal by hacking away at agricultural subsidies, as suggested by Republican strategist Bill Kristol, or in a bold stroke by passing a balanced budget amendment, as Senator Phil Gramm favors. When Americans say government is out of control, they're not thinking primarily about the budget.

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