- Oct 12, 2009
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It tells it pretty straight. He did thorough research. I don't know where the Whig Academy is going as it has been months since I heard of it. Neat idea - we would be our own think tank. It underlines that we don't have an ideology, we have principles.
The Wall Street JournalThis year, an anti-Washington mood is opening doors to novice candidates from right and left who speak to the ire coursing through the electorate. The Modern Whigs, a start-up party with a venerable name, are trying to tap an even more elusive force: the angry moderate.
Sparking a grass-roots uprising in the center has been a frustrating task. "A moderate person tends not to be the kind of person who gets out there and marches at a rally," says party Vice Chairman Andrew Evans, a 30-year-old college student from Greenville, N.C. "They see people further to the right and further to the left making a huge ruckus. They think they don't want to be like that."