Conservative Activist: U.S. Feminism ‘Nothing To Do With Advancing Women’

Like many Americans, Carrie Lukas wasn’t thrilled about the fractious political climate of the 2016 presidential election. Carrie Lukas, President of Independent Women’s Forum/ Photo Credit: Peter Cooper “There were a lot of awkward questions, but I actually thought that at the end, a lot of it was pretty simple,” Lukas, the newly-named president of the conservative grassroots group Independent Women’s Forum (IWF), said in an interview with Bold. Lukas said she was unable to support candidate Hillary Clinton because she thought Clinton would have expanded government’s reach, raised taxes and generally advanced the agenda of Barack Obama, a president who Lukas often disagreed with. And so Lukas voted for then-candidate Donald Trump. “I called the balls and strike like I seem them,” Lukas said. “There’s a lot about Trump that I don’t like and disagree with. For example, the Billy Bush tape–I don’t think it’s appropriate. It’s particularly not appropriate for our public leaders. That said, when it comes down to assessing two candidates on their broad vision for healthcare, the Supreme Court, tax policy, I thought that what he was proposing was better than what Mrs. Clinton proposing. You don’t have to love everything about a candidate.” Lukas…
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