What this indicates is something, folks, that we have got to face, if we are serious about this. Fooling around the margins isnít going to get it done. A 2% tax cut here, or a 3% tax variation over there is not going to fix whatís wrong. Genuine, big spending cuts are the only thing that is going to bring us back Ö
Limbaugh then said something interesting: that Paulís ideas were just conventionally conservative ideas. Explained Rush:
Now, these are not really Ron Paulís ideas. On this program I myself have suggested freezing spending at 2008 levels. Letís freeze spending back to Clintonís years. Paul is stealing that idea. Cutting the EPA? Weíve long been an advocate of this Ö eliminating whole bureaucracies. But nobody on our side has ever seriously proposed this and Ron Paul is going to.