Columnist: Hayworth extravagant in spending bills

porkFor those of you who didnt see this on Plugged In Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman wails on Republicans for spiraling pork:

House Speaker Dennis Hastert voted to increase net spending by $245 billion, far more than the average Democrat. The recently departed House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist voted for $329 billionnearly as much as the famously liberal House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Some well-known conservatives, including Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), Mike Pence (R-Ind.), Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-Ariz.), were nearly twice as extravagant as the typical House member. What part of conservative do they not understand?

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