Let Us Now Praise Jim Gilmore

Jim Gilmore is a good, maybe even great, man. His failure to rise in the polls may be due to his personally becoming — yet politically toxic — level of humility. He has not bragged on his credentials. His credentials are stunningly great. Jim Gilmore is a man of enormous dignity, towering accomplishment, and splendid national service. He deserves nothing but respect. Take note. Gilmore was a successful supply-side governor of Virginia. He served as the chairman of the Republican National Committee in 2001, as governor of Virginia from 1998 – 2002 (previously having served as Attorney General) and was

Former Gov. Jim Gilmore Discusses the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) on EWTN News

Former Governor Jim Gilmore (R-Va.) appeared on the fourth episode of “Candidate Conversations 2016” last Sunday on EWTN News. This was the fourth of several interviews with 2016 candidates conducted by Robert P. George, Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and founder of American Principles Project, and Dr. Matthew J. Franck, Director of the William E. and Carol G. Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution at the Witherspoon Institute. “Candidate Conversations 2016” is the first program of its kind — a series of televised one-on-one interviews with presidential candidates, specifically targeted to Christian voters. Professor George and Dr. Franck

Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore Enters the Race

And then there were 17 (counting the easily forgotten former N.Y. Gov. George Pataki). Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore has thrown his hat in the ring for the GOP presidential nomination: “Today we live in a dangerous world that has become more dangerous because of the Obama-Clinton foreign policy failures,” he said. “Our allies believe they can’t count on us and our adversaries neither fear nor respect us.” He appears to be emphasizing his “experience,” especially on national security issues, and his fiscal conservatism—entering the now suddenly crowded space occupied by Kasich, Bush, Christie, and others running as the “less