John Boehner and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, lap dogs of the military industrial complex, want no part of small-government-centric Justin Amash. Justin was the featured speaker/guest at a recent high level Cato Institute conclave. I thought Justin did a wonderful job, as did everyone at Cato.
Michigan voters are fortunate to be able to get out en masse in support of such a principled American.
Rep. Justin Amash was supposed to be the next big target of the establishment wing of the Republican Party, sweating all the way to the finish line.
Instead, campaigning just two weeks before his primary, Amash seemed almost carefree. “Things are going great,” he said after a parade this weekend in this suburb of Grand Rapids.
His confidence is for good reason. Many GOP operatives had been outspoken about their hopes to kick out Amash this cycle for being what they viewed as too extreme in his tea party positions. But while the establishment deployed a shock-and-awe strategy for Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi and Rep. Mike Simpson in Idaho this year when they feared losing primaries against tea party rivals, no intense effort has materialized against Amash.