It’s time for the Blue Dog Democrats to follow their principles

Michael Busler
3 min readJan 25, 2022

The website says they stand for fiscal responsibility, a strong national defense, and transcending party lines. What happened?

In the 1994 off-year election, the House of Representatives flipped from Democrat to Republican. After 40 years in the minority, the GOP, led by Speaker Newt Gingrich, were ready to honor their Contract with America. But they would…

Michael Busler

Dr. Busler is an economist and a public policy analyst. He is a Professor of Finance at Stockton University. His op-ed columns appear in Townhall, Newsmax.