How did Republicans go from the party of limited government and private-sector initiative to the party of $2,000 government checks for everyone?
As we nervously await the outcome of today’s Georgia runoffs, one fact is both undeniable and jarring: David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler felt it necessary to endorse a massive government cash payout – during a time when the economy is growing and jobs are being created – in order to get elected in a historically red state.
This is not a Republican idea. Until recently, it wasn’t even an idea Democrats would admit to favoring. Yet suddenly it’s an idea that senators in close races are not afraid to endorse.
How did we get here? The Republican Party closed out the 1980s with its third straight presidential win, and did so because the American people were sold on the idea that government is too big and spends too