There’s always the old joke about locking up the silverware when the Legislature is in town.
Michelle Malkin listed ten simple rules for the new Congress, especially the freshmen Republicans. While not all might apply to our newly minted Legislature, in my opinion, several of the suggested rules are very appropriate.
1. Manage expectations.
2. Serve the people, not the press.
3. Neutralize the grievance-mongers: Confront the race card early and often.
6. Never forget: Government does not “create jobs.” Politicians don’t create jobs. You are there to stop government from killing jobs in the name of “reform,” the “children,” “emergencies,” global warming, hope, change, etc., etc., etc.
9. Show, don’t tell: Transparency. Accountability. Integrity. When you fail, you’ll be called out. The “R” after your name doesn’t give you immunity. Ever.
We, the people of Georgia, voted them there; we can just as easily vote them out. And keep our silverware.