The GOP Had It Coming

Source: Future of Freedom Foundation
by Jacob G Hornberger

“Republicans have long emphasized the importance of taking individual responsibility for one’s actions. In fact, one of their most popular mantras is, ‘With freedom comes responsibility.’ Republicans have long applied their mantra to Democrats. Whenever they are faced with the adverse consequences of their war on poverty, for example, Democrats have responded, ‘Please judge us by our good intentions, not by the actual consequences of our programs.’ Republicans have responded, ‘No, your good intentions are irrelevant. You need to take individual responsibility for the negative consequences that your war-on-poverty programs have produced.’ The problem, however, is that Republicans refuse to apply their mantra to themselves. … A perfect example of this phenomenon is the mid-term elections, where the Big Red Wave turned out to be a Tiny Red Ripple.” (11/14/22)