Some also questioned the timing of the measure, as Republicans rise in political prominence.
Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Darr has said he supports the cooling-off period before ex-lawmakers can become lobbyists but wants more information about the donation restriction for corporations.
“When you see the state about to, in my opinion, switch to where it would be a Republican majority (in the Legislature) … yea, let’s make it where you can’t take corporate contributions,” Darr said.
To which I'd say:
1) It is customary, when you move into a bad neighborhood, to install a security system on your business.
2) Have you ever seen a more candid expression of the corporate heart of the Republican Party?