One difference between Democrats and Republicans is that most Dems want to get into public office to govern, to make a difference, to help people. Most GOPers want to just use government to impose their life choices and religion on the electorate, and to make a buck.
Illustrating this is a North Carolina State Senator who pushed through a bill to provide $5 million in funding for farms. Oh, and of course he was in line for about $1 million of that.
|Not NC State Senator Jackson, Just Looks Like Him|