Take a moment to listen to a few Republican lawmakers speak on the House or Senate floor, or pay attention to their comments and questions during hearings. Chances are, more than a few will quote something from one of the few major news outlets the GOP still trusts: The Wall Street Journal.
If Republicans trust the reporting in the Journal, then the views of its conservative editorial board are almost Gospel.
And that’s why Tuesday’s remarkable — and sometimes blistering — editorial slamming the House Armed Services Committee’s Republican leaders matters: It could be a game-changer in the sequestration debate.
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