Quite the opposite, in fact.
Americans For Prosperity has a radio ad running around the state pushing people to go to its new site containing a legislative scorecard from this past session.
The radio spot…
If you hit the link to the scorecard, it will ask you to plug in your address and your zip code, and then it will give you the votes of your state representative and state senator in seven bills AFP scored. They’re all tax and fiscal bills – including…
And what you’ll find is a whole lot of the leges – including a whole lot of Republicans – come off as absolutely horrendous on this scorecard.
Including the following, who voted for each and every one of these bills. These people look a whole lot like RINO’s by AFP’s counting…
Sherri Smith Buffington
It’s an atrociously high number of leges failing on every one of these votes, and it’s a pretty good list of people the voters might decide to run out of politics in the fall. Of course, it’s unrealistic to think even most of these people can be blown out of office on Election Day; many of them are term-limited, but the rest are probably safe for lack of a legitimate contender.
But this summer, a number of conservative groups are doing everything they can to generate challengers. And you might just see a few of these people ending up in major fights for re-election as a result.