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Jeff Fortenberry: Crunchy Congressman

posted on May 16, 2012

Writing for The American Conservative, Rod Dreher interviewed Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, a Republican from Nebraska. Catholic and “crunchy,” Fortenberry recognizes the current tax system as one that is “weighted toward the ultra-wealthy and ultra-wealthy corporations” at the expense of “hardworking Americans.” He criticizes the five largest banks by calling them “anti-free market” and causing a “regulatory capture of an entire industry.” Challenging the Republican status quo, Fortenberry advocates a return to “main street” conservatism.   

Read at The American Conservative