Practicality versus idealogy reflected in Senate race
The race between Chris McDaniel and Thad Cochran for U.S. senator is crystallizing Mississippi’s great political irony: Mississippi is one of the most conservative states in the nation, yet it receives the most federal aid. We are the ultimate welfare state.
For decades, this little irony was swept under the rug. Our politicians would talk about cutting federal spending one day and boast about bringing home the pork the next.
With the scary ballooning of federal debt and the rise of the Tea Party, the McDaniel-Cochran race is finally forcing the issue. Mississippi voters are going to have to decide – is it ideology or pork they prefer?
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