Republicans: Watch what they do, not what they say.
Dan Morain reports in the Sacramento Bee:
Rep. McClintock, a Republican who represents the Sierra even though he resides in Elk Grove, has cultivated a reputation for being tight with a dollar, for having been a tea partyer back before the tea party existed, and, most of all, for sticking to his stated principles.
So imagine my surprise when it turned out that in addition to being paid $174,000 a year by Uncle Sam, McClintock has been collecting a California Legislators’ Retirement System pension since he arrived in Congress in 2009, courtesy of the taxpayers he says he tries so hard to protect.
More what they do at the link.