MAGA Divides Kansas Republicans?!?

A recent article syndicated by the Washington Post shares right-wing frustration with "legacy" members of the GOP.

Meanwhile, we're intrigued by the notion the voting Republican says more about "culture" than support for policy initiatives . . .

“The biggest question, arguably, in American politics right now is, where are the fault lines in terms of Trump Republicans and Republicans?” said Bob Beatty, a Washburn University of Topeka political scientist . . .

And, while Kansas regularly elects Democratic governors, the GOP has remained the dominant political party throughout the state's history. Republicans have controlled both chambers for 96 of the past 100 years.

“A lot of people identify as Republican — because it’s a Republican state — that really aren't, and you’re always going to have five or six that are really probably Democrats and you’re going to have three or four that are really Libertarians,” said Tim Shallenburger, a former Kansas GOP chairman, state treasurer and Kansas House speaker.

Read more via link . . .

GOP defections thwart some of conservatives' plans in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Key conservative initiatives are likely to fail in Kansas this year because a few Republicans are breaking with the rest of the Legislature's veto-proof GOP supermajorities. Republicans have pushed measures through the state Senate tightening election laws and weakening school vaccination requirements, but not with the two-thirds vote needed to override potential vetoes from Democratic Gov.