Sponsored by some usual suspects, including Freedom Works Foundation and National Taxpayers Union.
1. What is the symbolism of your logo?
It was a purposeful decisions to create a defiant image, raised fists against the statist policies of Congress and the president. I think it's an edgy symbol that communicates the anger and the defiance of the protests happening around the country since early February.
We have to make sure this is a protest against what's going on in DC, and we have to convey that image to the country and the world. I fear that if we start to lose that edge, the politicians won't take us as seriously, and will write us off. We've been studying and applying the tactics of the left for a long time, and although we despise their bad ideas, they have us beat when it comes to symbolism, activism and dominating the public debate. We can learn from them and co-opt their symbols, some of their messages and even their tactics.
We have to remember that this is a March on Washington, which should conjure up images of the street protests in other countries. If we want the politicians to pay attention, we believe it is imperative that we keep our edge, tailor our message narrowly and maintain the populist imagery.
3. Who can attend the March on Washington?
Anyone that believes in limited government, and wants to see lower taxes, less government and more freedom.
Ironically, the logo looks like it was stolen from some Stalinist regime.