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Conservatism and the Tea Party – An Interview with Michael Johns – Episode 437

On this episode of Blunt Force Truth, Chuck and Mark are joined by Michael Johns. Michael co-founded the Tea Party movement and is a former White House speechwriter. He joins Chuck and Mark to discuss the current state of the Tea Party and much more.

Chuck and Mark kick off the show by asking Michael to describe what a conservative is and how they differ from Republicans. They discuss the political landscape throughout history and where we saw a major political shift.

They continue to discuss how the Tea Party was able to gain traction and become successful at winning back political positions. Michael explains how the Tea Party was targeted by the Obama administration and what that did to the organization.

More about Michael Johns:

Michael Johns is a national co-founder and leader of the Tea Party movement and a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst. He also is a healthcare executive. He has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business News, CNBC, the BBC and other networks and written for The Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor and other media outlets. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he majored in economics and graduated with honors.

Connect with Michael Johns:

Twitter: @michaeljohns



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