Why do political parties have platforms if they’re not going to abide them?

Last year, I was very encouraged by much of what the GOP platform stated. Yes, I’m one of those weird people who actually read it. Apparently, most of our elected Republican officials in DC either didn’t read it or dismissed it after they won. There are key elements that are getting missed. Before anyone says … Continue reading Why do political parties have platforms if they’re not going to abide them?