Allen West Addresses CPAC: “Deeds, Not Words, Will Paint this Country Red”

March 13, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, former Representative Allen West addressed a group of conservative activists during ACU’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC 2013) in Washington, D.C.

The Honorable Allen West:

Addressing a crowd of enthusiastic conservatives, West said “We are defined by how quickly we pull ourselves off the mat” and “We understand that the Constitution was written to control the government, not the people.” Addressing the theme of CPAC 2013, West declared, “Now is the time we need a new generation of leaders.

West closed urging attendees to “be a party of action—deeds and not words will paint this country red.”

West’s full remarks are available via YouTube here.

Please note that the schedule is updated daily and available on our new CPAC 2013 website under “Program.”

The CPAC 2013 App, produced by The Washington Examiner, can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store and Google Play. To view the HTML5 version, please click here.

Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization in the nation. For almost fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. ACU defines conservatism, grows conservatism, and wins for conservatism.

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