Maybe Democrat state Rep. Gene Reynolds should have stuck to his original plan.
At the close of the 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature, Reynolds said he would step down as the leader of House of Representatives Democrats. Then, he said this came out of frustration from the alleged intractability of the House leadership, composed almost exclusively of Republicans, over tax reform.
With this explanation, Reynolds reflected the erroneous attitude of his party, coming from the head down in the guise of Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards, that mistakenly conflates tax reform with tax raising. He accused too many House fiscal