People sometimes ask me who my heroes are. After all, I’d be hard-pressed to name any contemporary politicians I trust or look to for leadership and courage.

There is such a man. He’s not a politician. But he is running for office – the U.S. Senate – from the state of Florida.

His name is Larry Klayman and he founded the organization known as Judicial Watch.

Larry Klayman is my hero because he has integrity – enough to prevent him from blind loyalty to party or ideology and keep him focused on principle.

Some people have asked me if Larry is crazy, if he’s a zealot, or if he has all of his oars in the water. If you don’t know Larry personally, it might be easy to confuse him with a loose cannon. That’s because he is fearless and relentless in the pursuit of justice. That’s a rare commodity today in America. It wasn’t always like that. There were other men like Larry early in American history. Their names were Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Henry. They don’t make ’em like that any more. At least not many. Larry is an exception.

That’s why I am doing something very unusual for me today – I am formally and personally endorsing Larry Klayman in his uphill bid for the U.S. Senate. The primary election is next Tuesday and you still have a chance to send him a contribution or at least hold him up in your prayers in the next few days.

Why do I think it’s so important to elect Larry Klayman to the U.S. Senate?

Because Larry Klayman is an anti-establishment candidate. He is in nobody’s pocket. He’s a man of character and principle. We need men like that in the U.S. Senate and elsewhere in government.

The Senate will be a stronger institution with his admission, and America will be a better nation with him in the Senate.

To be honest with you, I never thought I would see the day that Larry Klayman was actually a serious candidate for the U.S. Senate. We all have an opportunity to make a real difference, a real impact on American government by getting him elected.

Larry Klayman is not running for the U.S. Senate because he wants to participate in a debating society. He’s running because he wants to get America back on track with its constitutional form of government. One of the cornerstones of his campaign is a promise to fight to get the United States out of the United Nations.

When was the last time you heard of a Senate campaign built around that promise?

But that’s my friend Larry Klayman. He doesn’t listen to polls. He listens to his heart and his mind. And he listens to the Constitution and the law of the land.

Larry Klayman is an American hero. I don’t make that statement lightly. I don’t make that statement frequently. But I make it without any reservations about Larry Klayman.

Don’t worry about Larry Klayman backing down in the face of the pressures and temptations of the Beltway. Trust me. They will only serve to embolden him. Larry Klayman will do what is right – no matter who is involved. Klayman is a guy who never shrinks from his standards of ethics and morality. He’s a man who looks to no one but God for guidance and direction. He’s just the kind of person we need in times like this.

That’s why I am standing behind Larry Klayman for the U.S. Senate.

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