How will GOP lawmakers deal with Obama plan to shrink the federal government?

Decisions, decisions.

Republicans who love to squawk about the size of the federal government are now faced with a political dilemma:

What are they going to do about President Obama’s new PLAN to reduce the size of government by merging and consolidating various federal agencies? If they balk at the proposal, they’ll only look like hypocrites and give Obama an issue for this year’s election campaign. But if they go along with it, they’ll anger the loonies in their party who can’t abide cooperation with Obama on anything.

The president outlines the proposal in his weekly address: