The culture war stuff is much better for raising money and activating voters and making soundbites on CNN and NYT. Much better to claim institutional racism than campaign on central government controlled lives.
I guess it matters again. Or at least the facade of mattering. If anyone is surprised by this, I’m shocked.
“I can’t imagine a single Republican in this environment that we’re in now – this free-for-all for taxes and spending – to vote to raise the debt limit,” McConnell added. “I think the answer is they need to put it in the reconciliation bill.”
Was he asleep for the Trump budgets?
The original premise of the thread is correct and wrong at the same time.
It’s still an issue to many right leaning voters.
It’s no longer an issue because we voters have gotten tired of the “we will just overspend a bit less than the democrats” mentality most of the politicians on the right seem to think is fiscal conservativism.