Douglas MacKinnon

As a conservative, I supported — and worked around the edges for — Mitt Romney in 2008. In the Republican primary of 2012, I supported Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.

As someone who believes deeply in traditional values, I strongly support Gov. Romney in the general election.

No one candidate will ever be all things to all voters. Even the great Ronald Reagan — for whom I had the high honor to write — could not pass that unattainable threshold. Understanding that, Romney will never satisfy all conservatives or even all voters.

That said, he is an incredibly decent and moral man who not only has the best interests of our nation at heart, but will also work from day one to roll back and eliminate the ruinous Obama policies that sabotage and doom the prosperity and welfare of the American people. Most especially, the poor.

One voice does matter. One line drawn in the sand can be critical. And one vote can save a nation.

Principled conservatives must stand up and be counted on Nov. 6. We have no choice.

Douglas MacKinnon

Douglas MacKinnon is a former White House and Pentagon official and author of The Secessionist States of America. (Skyhorse Publishing, 2014)

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