Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina has written a solid OpEd in the Wall Street Journal about the pit falls that lay waiting for new Conservative members of Congress. Sen. DeMint points out what to look for and how to avoid this co-opt and corruption.
Funny how this is so similar to Satan and his strategy of tempting men and women to sin.
“Congratulations to all the tea party-backed candidates who overcame a determined, partisan opposition to win their elections. The next campaign begins today. Because you must now overcome determined party insiders if this nation is going to be spared from fiscal disaster.
Many of the people who will be welcoming the new class of Senate conservatives to Washington never wanted you here in the first place. The establishment is much more likely to try to buy off your votes than to buy into your limited-government philosophy.”