It isn't enough that the Republican party has turned its back on classical liberalism, but they have to complete their moral downfall by engaging in politicking of the worst kind.
Of course, this has been going on for some time now...this is merely the latest example.
Senator Bill Frist (R - TN, the scumbag who abused his authority as a doctor when he gave an unqualified opinion on Terri Schiavo's medical condition and then later tried to downplay his unethical behavior) is not only supporting an utterly useless bill to ban internet gambling, he's attempting to append it to a defense appropriation bill in order to blackmail his fellow legislators into voting to approve it. See, it's election time and a vote against the bill will give Republicans a nice lie to use against their opponents: "See, the Democrats don't support the war on terror! They voted against this defense appropriation! Why do they hate our freedom?!"
Is this to be the legacy of conservatism? Degenerate nanny-statism and deceit?
Vote Libertarian and toss the whole bloody lot of them out on their asses!
HT: Radley Balko via Cato-at-liberty