Skip to comments.The True ‘Person of the Year’: the American Activist
Posted on 12/23/2009 8:03:27 PM PST by Track9
The True Person of the Year: the American Activist
Posted by Tim Phillips (Profile)
Wednesday, December 23rd at 12:20PM EST 28 Comments
Note from Erick: Tim Phillips is president of Americans for Prosperity, one of the organizations I think actually does a good and effective job of harnessing grassroots energy for free markets and free people.
Its more than clear who the real Person of the Year is: the grassroots American activist.
Just listen to the pervasive phrases in the countrys lexicon for 2009 from tea party to Hands off my health care and Listen to me.
Without a doubt, everyday Americans concerned about the future of their country have had more of an impact this year than any politician, Fed chairman, or celebrity.
Theyve also done something politicians and celebrities arent very familiar with theyve made big personal sacrifices. Theyve taken time off work and away from families, driven long distances, and spent their own hard-earned money to attend rallies. Theyve given of their time to stay informed on legislation in Washington and to write and call their members of Congress. Theyve put their names to a cause, signing petitions and letters to the editor.
And its made a difference unlike anything Ive seen in 25 years in politics.
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