Charles Hernick: Taking Constitutional Liberty into the Liberal Lion’s Den
George Rasley, CHQ Editor | 4/4/2016
Suburban Washington DC’s Arlington County Virginia is one of the most reliable Democratic counties in the country, but that hasn’t stopped free market economist and international environmental consultant Charles Hernick from running as a Republican in Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District.
We met Hernick at a March 30th fundraiser at Texas Jack’s Barbecue in Arlington featuring entrepreneur Steve Roberts (owner of Texas Jack's) and Barbara Grassley (wife of Sen. Chuck Grassley) and came away impressed by his message and his large and growing corps of enthusiastic constitutionalist volunteers.
Charles Hernick wasn’t at all bashful about selling his constitutionalist view of government in the heart of one of Virginia’s most Democratic congressional districts, “Government should help ensure that people have access to the information they need to make informed choices, not intrude on personal decisions. I believe in God. I believe in defending the Constitution and the rights and freedoms it guarantees. I believe people should make healthcare decisions with their doctors not government…”