Pardon me while I quote from the 2012 Nevada Republican Party Platform:
"We strongly support those in public office who resist higher taxes and fees, and seek to reduce the size, cost and scope of government at all levels. We believe the residents of the State of Nevada are not under-taxed and that state government is not under-funded, and our current budget crisis is the result of years of overspending. We oppose raising taxes or fees of any kind to fund the current budget shortfall."
Now, that's in the official GOP platform.
So when I criticize "Gumby" (ask your mom) …