Conservatives Unveil ‘Mount Vernon Statement’ — Declare That America’s ‘Founding Ideas’ Are ‘Under Sustained Attack’ | Talking Points Memo

It’s not exactly “We the people.”

Conservatives have published their “Mount Vernon Statement” — which is modeled after the Sharon Statement of 1960 — states that America’s “founding ideas” are “under sustained attack” and have “been undermined and redefined in our culture, our universities and our politics.”

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