Again, "When would big government suit a Republican's needs?" You and many here have asked. Let me answer that question.
When the Republican Party removed 'the evil Saddam Hussein who killed hundreds of thousands of his fellow Iraqis' and believe that it's the American people's responsibility, rather than the Iraqi people's responsibility to free themselves.
When the Republican Party promoted the 'ownership society' that helped bring on the housing bubble and all of its subsequent bailouts.
When the Republicans party creates new programs like their precious 'Faith Based Initiatives.'