Top 8 Tweets from Jim DeMint’s CPAC Speech

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Heritage Foundation President-elect Jim DeMint delivered last night’s keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). We shared some of the most memorable lines from his CPAC speech with Heritage followers in real time on Twitter.

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Have a look below at the top tweets — ranked by the total number of retweets, favorites and replies. Do any surprise you? Let us know in the comments.

Big applause at #CPAC2013 for @jimdemint: We cannot give up on repealing Obamacare. Accepting Obamacare is giving up on America.

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013

 

[email protected]jimdemint: Republican leaders have not advanced a conservative agenda for almost 20 years. #CPAC2013

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013

 

Strong families, churches and voluntary institutions build strong character and economic independence, says @jimdemint. #CPAC2013

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013

 

[email protected]jimdemint: Our ideas make life better for everyone. The left’s ideas destroy lives and bankrupt cities, states and nations. #CPAC2013

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013

 

Good advice from @jimdemint: Get up, spit out a few teeth, wipe the blood off your lip and get back in the fight. #CPAC2013

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013

 

Conservatives are committed to serve 100 percent of Americans — whether they vote for us or not, says @jimdemint. #CPAC2013

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013

 

[email protected]jimdemint: The conservative movement must get its act together and act now to save our nation. #CPAC2013

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013

 

We will not rest until every American can reach the ladder of opportunity and climb as high as they can dream, says @jimdemint. #CPAC2013

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 15, 2013