Governor Jindal Stirring Unrest among Louisiana Conservatives

Even though Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal just won re-election in a landslide victory, there is a growing rumbling of discontent statewide among conservatives.  While Jindal is being touted nationwide as the next great hope for the Republican Party, there are folks in Louisiana who would beg to differ.  How can that be with such an overwhelming mandate?  In last week's election, Jindal carried all 64 of Louisiana's parishes.  What could be wrong?   Conservative discontent with Jindal centers around several issues including his bungled handling of a legislative pay raise in 2008; his sham ethics reform; and now his alignment with 37-year Democrat (and recent Republican) John Alario, whom Jindal has endorsed for President of the State Senate, to name a few.   When Bobby Jindal ran for his first term in 2007, he issued this promise:   Prohibit Legislators from giving themselves pay raises that take effect before the subsequent elections. Any increase...(Read Full Article)

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