The end result is that an elected official is expected to follow the
party line, regardless of use for the constituency, or else “bad” things
will happen. I don’t know about you, but I like to look at candidates
who roughly follow my way of thinking but also having the knowledge that
he or she will put the needs and desires of his or her district before
anything else. That’s all. It’s so simple that it’s a little too
profound to be followed by modern politicians.More . . .