Kudos to Republicans in the Missouri General Assembly. According to a published report in today's St. Louis Post-Dispatch, GOP legislators are planning to cut back Governor Matt Blunt's proposed $650 million spending increase by $100 million.
Although Blunt is a self-induced lame duck, it still takes courage to stand up to a governor from your own party.
If only Republicans in Washington had done the same thing when they were in control of Congress . . .