Activist Kaitlin Bennett: Why I Resigned From Turning Point USA
Big League Politics spoke to student activist Kaitlin Bennett of Kent State University, who resigned her post as chapter president for the conservative organization Turning Point USA.
Bennett, a self-described “right-leaning libertarian,” clashed with the national organization over foreign policy issues, and did not feel like she had free reign to be creative with her headline-grabbing activism.
Do conservative student organizations — however well-intentioned — stifle viewpoints that deviate from the Republican party line at the expense of recruiting new members who might not be lever-pulling Republicans?
Ms. Bennett joined us on our new regular web series, broadcast from Big League Headquarters in the heart of the Deep South: