Abraham Lincoln wrote, "I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong." That means putting country ahead of party and conscience ahead of conformity. And that is why I am a FORMER Republican.
I've yet to decide for whom to vote in the Iowa Republican Primary for the U.S. Senate- that is, if I can bring myself to ignore my revulsion being in the same party as the Paul and Cruz people and register as a Republican again.
But this ad, I have to admit, is a powerful inducement to support Joni Ernst: