Eric Cantor Regurgitates Someone Else's Column In Article

09/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Elizabeth Williamson Wall Street Journal

There's a hint of deja vu in a column by House Republican Whip Rep. Eric Cantor that ran in the Washington Post on July 30.

In the opinion piece, "Obama's 32 Czars," the Virginia Republican takes issue with the number of White House special appointees with control over a given policy area. Thing is, a similar critique had appeared less than a month earlier: "Dancing with the Czars," a July 2 Web site posting by nonpartisan budget watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense, a group Cantor's office knows well.

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