Short answer: yes. There's quite a lot of the country that is sick of having things rammed down its throat by an unaccountable elite in Washington, D.C., "for your own good". Astonishingly, this group of citizens turns out to be voters, and can (unexpectedly!) coalesce into a voting bloc.
Nobody ever said that education was inexpensive, Eric. Enjoy your time with your family "pursuing other interests". And Amnesty is dead as a doornail because the rest of the House Republicans (and Democrats) are reading this same dictionary tonight ...
ACCOUNTABILITY, n. The mother of caution.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary