#WALKAWAY HITS THE RADAR
The founder of this political movement came forward with his proposal five months ago. In a video published online in May, Brandon Straka advised disenchanted or disappointed Democrats and liberals that they should simply “walk away” from the Democratic Party, which he said had embraced left-leaning values and forgotten its calling.
He simply called his new activism #WalkAway, making use of the power of the social media hashtag.
Mr. Straka’s quest has now hit the public radar. Over 5,000 people and 31 public speakers recently joined him in person or via video for a march and a rally on Pennsylvania Avenue in the nation’s capital. Those speakers included Diamond & Silk, Fox News host Tomi Lahren, and former presidential hopeful Herman Cain. There’s an active website. Though most of the mainstream media has