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'Braveheart' a Cautionary Tale for House GOP

December 20, 2011

House Republicans should be careful with their analogies.

The Washington Post's congressional team dug up a nifty piece of behind-the-scene color in their story today about the payroll-tax cut fight, reporting that House GOP lawmakers "compared themselves to the underdog, principled Scots in the movie Braveheart and, over takeout chicken sandwiches, promised to knock down the Senate bill."

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