Erick Erickson. Photo: Flickr/Gage Skidmore

Erick Erickson. Photo: Flickr/Gage Skidmore

Liberals have been trying for decades to discredit conservatives at The Heritage Foundation and elsewhere. But, as Heritage President Jim DeMint likes to remind us, “if you’re in D.C. and not being criticized, then you’re doing something wrong.”

A recent blog post helps to shed some light on why liberals have been so critical recently. founder Erick Erickson writes that it’s because Heritage is growing more influential. Their fear that conservatives might win is making them lash out, he argues.

Read the passage below and share the RedState post with  you friends and family!

[Heritage research] is exactly the kind of intellectual firepower that is critical to conservative success, and why Heritage has been pivotal to every serious conservative politician’s success since Ronald Reagan. And thanks to the great work of Heritage Action in promoting these conservative policies with grassroots and holding members accountable in Washington, conservatives are well poised for future victories.

Do you think it’s better to make waves in D.C. than sit by idly?

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