"Yesterday, American voters
reminded their politicians that they are servants, not rulers: that elected representatives are there to carry out the will of a people who, as the experience of many ages shows, are generally wiser than their leaders
- Americans understand that governments, like individuals, must live within their means....
The Founders knew what they were doing when they put Congress in Article One of the Constitution, before the Presidency. The House of Representatives is supposed to control spending: its failure to discharge that
duty properly is what brought America to its present predicament."...