And a myth it surely is. Far from the deficit hawks of Republican legend, the modern Republican Party from Reagan forward devastated the U.S. treasury, leaving mounting debt and hemorrhaging red ink for as far as the eye can see.
As the history of the past 30 years shows, those people "willing to point out the problem" are called Republicans. The ones doing something about it are called Democrats.
Don't ever forget - 8 Years in 8 minutes:
Future historians say:
The other side of the coin:
And then on Dec. 10 there is the despicable "Republican Action Alert".
When I first read this Action Alert my first thought was, my god these people are actively working against the best interests of the United States. That's not politics, that's freaking treason!
Thom Hartman has a timeline perspective that lays out the source of America's prosperity and the reasons when it began to unravel.