Across the country today, voters are headed to the polls to elect U.S. Senators, Representatives, State Officials and local government leaders. Our unique American experience in self-government can often be lost or seem diminished in the clamor of politics and culture, but we must remember our vital role, duty, and privilege as “We the People.”
Phyllis Schlafly often used Election Day to remind her listeners of the differences between the political party ideologies. She exposed the ideas and values behind political rhetoric so people knew where the major parties stood. Today, Phyllis Schlafly Eagles continues that same mission. And while the rhetoric is louder than ever, the issues are more clear. Today we fight for freedom itself. Freedom of speech, freedom of conscience.
This year has been a stunning display of political correctness and unbridled liberal tribalism run amok. In the last month, mobs of protestors have harassed and assault private citizens and public figures. ANTIFA mobs have vandalized GOP headquarters, like in New York, and promised more to come. Democratic leaders have endorsed and even incited more of that violence, calling for conservatives to be heckled, harassed, and run out of public places. CNN hosts and guests have publicly ridiculed and hurled racial slurs at black Americans who criticize the Democrat Party. More and more media are willing to say whatever advances their agenda without even a whiff of truth. Good men are thrown in front of the stampede of unverified allegations – not out of a liberal desire for justice, but out of pure political gamesmanship.
Today you and I have a chance to take another step forward and away from this leftist mudpit of ideas. Recent polls show that nearly 80% of Americans think political correctness is a problem in this country – and the number is even higher among minorities. Liberal hatred and slander are not the American way. Today is your chance to say so at the polls. Today you can vote for the agenda that has delivered on more promises than any political movement before it. Make your voice heard, not online or in the media, but at the ballot box.