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Being conservative is staying out of people's business

On conservatism: "I believe a real conservative says, 'Government stays out of people's business unless there's an absolute, demonstrated need to get into it,'" Borglum said. "That's what a conservative is to me. That's how I was raised."
Source: Rapid City Journal on 2020 South Dakota Senate race , Jul 28, 2019

What it means to be conservative is eroding

In her announcement, Borglum questioned how Rounds was elected in 2014 after facing controversies as governor and said he hasn't brought "commonsense" conservatism to the Senate. Commonsense conservatism is still uncommon and "unchecked, this do-nothing, lazy mentality has given rise" to the Democratic platform heard at the presidential debates last year, she said. "We elect citizens, not royalty" and no one is entitled to an elected position prior to the election, Borglum said.

The political landscape is changing and what it means to be conservative is eroding, Borglum said, but the Republican "establishment" isn't discussing it because it makes them uncomfortable to admit that it's not going right. The frustration is causin

Source: Sioux Falls Argus Leader on 2020 South Dakota Senate race , Jul 1, 2019

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