The point in this opinion piece is simple:

If the outside money that floods into Arkansas in 2014 elects a Republican governor and returns a majority Republican legislature, get ready for what unbridled political spending produced in North Carolina.

It turned a moderately progressive Southern state deep red in legislation, to the demonstrated unhappiness of voters according to polling. The right-wing legislature, which is tearing down public education, restricting voter rights and enforcing a brutal social agenda, has spawned “Moral Monday” protests. Republicans officials have had hundreds of people arrested for free speech at the state Capitol. Maybe if they’d brought guns …..