Answers like the one given by Brady are not helpful.
The state Senator from Bloomington says the reality is that the Democrats control the General Assembly and therefore Right-to-Work laws are irrelevant. He told me I was “wasting his breath” to pursue the questioning.
“The reality is that the Democrats aren’t likely to allow anything,” he said. Therefore, he said, his campaign “is not focused” on the issue.
But don’t voters deserve to be fully informed about how he and the other candidates stand before they enter voting booths?
Instead, we have politicians dodging questions.
Voters deserve better.
Scott Reeder is a veteran statehouse reporter and the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute. He can be reached at email@example.com.