Nothing is more infuriating to Americans seeking change than two-faced politicians who give conservative stump speeches and then govern as centrists.
It was a devastating loss for the Washington establishment: Former state Supreme Court justice Roy Moore decisively defeated Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama’s Republican Senate primary runoff.
The outcome was never in doubt, and the message Tuesday was even clearer: We want Washington to deliver on President Trump’s platform.
Months after voting for Trump’s promising agenda, the American people are sick and tired of the do-nothing Congress, which has consistently failed to deliver results for people in need of common-sense conservative reforms and long overdue economic growth. This comes as no surprise to those of us involved in the Trump movement from the beginning — we spotted voters’ anti-establishment sentiment last year.
Strange was the living embodiment of a legislature that had failed to repeal and replace the Obamacare disaster, while also wavering on tax cuts and showing little commitment to building the wall. Conservatives like Sarah Palin — who headlined a rally of ours last week — said enough was enough in Alabama.
The week leading up to Tuesday encapsulates the establishment’s outdated brand of politics. Strange flooded Alabama’s airwaves with nasty, fallacy-filled attack advertisements targeting Moore’s personal reputation. Rather than touting Strange’s record, the ads desperately vilified a proven conservative with misleading statistics and cherry-picked quotes.
It seems the establishment class is more interested in protecting their incumbency than working with the president on his agenda, which 63 million voters supported last November. Ironically, if establishment Republicans would only listen to Americans outside the Beltway, they would be able to help grow the Republican Party and pass much-needed conservative reforms.
With or without their help, change will still happen — in Alabama and beyond. In Arizona, former state Sen. Kelli Ward is challenging Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who has consistently turned his…