Posted by Brandon Jarvis
Dave Brat claims that Richard Spencer has the right to openly be a racist due to the first amendment. This is completely true, however that does not mean that Dave Brat can’t publicly disagree with a bigot. Instead he chose to express his reasoning for why it is ok for Richard Spencer to further divide the country. The following paragraph pulled from a response to Sarah Smith from Dave Brat really stands out.
“Richard Spencer is the President and Director of the National Policy Institute. The National Policy Institute is an “independent organization dedicated to the heritage, identity, and future of people of European descent in the United States and around the world.”
Sarah Smith posted the following response from Dave Brat on Twitter.
Dave Brat will be facing multiple qualified opponents in 2018 to keep his 7th district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The district stretches from the west end of Richmond and its suburbs in Henrico and portions of Chesterfield Counties, through Orange, Culpeper and northward to Page and Rappahannock Counties.
Meet one of his strongest opponents looking to win his seat, Abigail Spanberger.