Are big businesses and banks set to become the GOP’s Enemy No. 1?
One leading conservative think tank, the Heritage Foundation, led by former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, is advocating that the Republican Party adopt a new brand of conservative populism that would take a battle to “the bigs” -- placing the interests of the middle class above big business and emphasizing local governments over the powers of Washington, D.C.
DeMint sat down for an interview with “Top Line” along with Mike Needham, the chief executive of the think tank’s sister advocacy organization Heritage Action, to explain the new policy prescriptions that they detail in a new book, “Opportunity for All, Favoritism to None."
“We're not saying big in and of itself is bad,” DeMint said. “The collusion really between big government, whether it be big unions, big corporations, big banks -- that's cronyism that we see in Washington that picks winners and losers and gives favoritism to people.”
“I think part ofRead More »from Meet the conservatives who are arguing that big is bad