And that great first move was naming Chip Roy as his new Chief of Staff. I have long said that it’s not just about sending the right kinds of people to Washington, DC or to our state capitols. Those right kinds of people have to surround themselves with the great staff who are ideologically with them because personnel is policy.
As one of the major groups to first endorse Ted 18 months ago in a crowded primary, we are thrilled at this strong signal to the conservative movement from Ted that he will back up his conservative rhetoric on the campaign trail with action in Washington, DC.
For a longer take on this great announcement, check out Erick Erickson’s post praising Chip. This is a huge deal, folks, and something to get fired up about.