Justin Amash's expected victory next week will prove his conservative district likes the congressman's libertarian brand just fine.
Robby Soave | July 30, 2014
If current polling is any indication, liberty-friendly Rep. Justin Amash will coast to victory over his establishment-supported challenger in the Michigan Republican primary next week. An Amash victory would be a win for libertarian candidates everywhere, and a clear sign that independent and conservative voters prefer the limited government message to the pro-war, pro-corporate platitudes of Republican Party leadership.
Amash was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010, riding into office on a wave of Tea Party opposition to President Obama’s policies. He quickly earned a reputation as a libertarian Constitutionalist, voting against renewal of the PATRIOT Act, NSA surveillance, foreign military entanglements, and countless spending bills....