Fortune.com: How This Die-Hard Liberal Is Dealing With Her Ultra-Conservative Dad Running for President

Joanna Castle Miller and Darrell Castle

By Ben Geier, Fortune.com, June 9th, 2016:

She’s developed a YouTube series, naturally.

When Americans show up at the polls in November, they won’t just be picking a new president — they’ll also be selecting a new First Family. The prospective First Daughters and Sons from both major party’s presumptive nominees have served as dutiful campaign surrogates, joining their parents on the campaign trail and smiling in the background.

But Joanna Castle Miller has taken a decidedly different approach to the role. Castle Miller, 32, is a NYU-educated Los Angeles comedy writer. She’s a fast-talking liberal with a sarcastic wit. Her father, Darrell Castle, is not any of those things.

Castle, 67, is the 2016 presidential nominee for the Constitution Party, a far-right faction that has been accused of promoting theocracy and that lists opposition to abortion and gay marriage as among its “seven principles.” The Constitution Party also holds that just about every kind of taxation constitutes theft. In a world where many young people, including self-identified conservatives, consider these policy battles settled affairs, the Constitution Party is committed to continuing the fight like it was 1999.

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2 responses to “Fortune.com: How This Die-Hard Liberal Is Dealing With Her Ultra-Conservative Dad Running for President

  1. If the Constitution Party members believe that “just about every kind of taxation constitutes theft”, they are a lot smarter than the majority of Democrats and Republicans. Taxation is theft. Only truly voluntary taxation, which “liberals” refuse to discuss seriously, is an exception to this.

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  2. Too bad they get it wrong on the social issues-

    http://www.constitutionparty.com/pornography-obscenity-and-sexually-oriented-businesses/

    http://www.constitutionparty.com/family/

    Only shows that the theocratic label placed upon them does have merit.

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