Skip to comments.Revised: IL GOP Lost Its Moral Base Leading to Party's Problems: Ditto, Nationally
Posted on 07/16/2008 4:22:29 PM PDT by Daniel T. Zanoza
In 1994 Republicans steam-rolled their way into national Congressional power behind the ideals of moral certainty, fiscal responsibility and a promise to change the way things were done in Washington, D.C. However, it didn't take long for the trappings of political power to ensnare many of those who were swept into office by the 1994 Republican Revolution and, by the year 2000, it was hard to tell a Republican from a Democrat.
Using the state of Illinois for an example, conservative members of the GOP probably reached their zenith of influence right around the time the national Party was being corrupted by Washington, D.C...
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