NATIONAL HARBOR, March 16, 2013 ― Young Republican rock star Mia Love pumped up the energy level at the annual CPAC get-together this afternoon, declaring to conservatives that “if we have confidence in our principles, it will let us climb up again.”
The former Congressional candidate and current mayor of Saratoga Springs, 37, declared, “we have never been a nation of fear, blame or failure … We just need Americans to believe again, not in big government but in the ability of the American people.”
Ridiculing Washington’s leftist Amen corner, she briskly asserted, “I wasn’t raised by the Federal government … I believe every individual can move forward toward their dreams. We will not move toward national decline. We will not go gently into that good night.”
Echoing a frequent theme of this year’s conference, Love wrapped up her inspirational message by urging the audience to turn away from Washington’s out-of-touch politican and media elites, asking them to rely instead on their own, local grassroots as a source of strength.
“My husband, my children, my city of Saratoga Springs, my state, my country, and you are the source of my confidence today.” Additionally, she asserted that conservatives and libertarians still believe in what “Ronald Reagan proclaimed when he said ‘It’s always morning in America.’ Our story has been told for over 200 years. We can not lose it now. Working together we can restore confidence to this great nation.”
CPAC 2013 wraps up later this afternoon with closing speeches by media gadfly Ann Coulter and new breakthrough Republican hero Ted Cruz, the junior Senator from Texas.
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