... and it is democrat "party" candidates that make such absurd promises to voters requiring that Republican Party candidates do the same and beyond in order to at all get elected.
It matters as to who is allowed to vote. Allowing fools and dysfunctionals to do so is how this nation got into it's current economic mess.. now ongoing without end in sight since late 2008. The economic near implosion at the time had nothing to do with Bush policies... none. It instead had and has to do with government spending that is solely the purview of Congress.