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Once upon a time, I was a doe-eyed college freshman studying fashion communications and following the advice of a professor, I decided to start a blog. As I have developed and evolved personally, politically and professionally, so has my platform. What was once a goofy fashion blog hosted on Tumblr and updated twice a year has grown into a brand hated by many, loved by more, but most importantly authentic with all.

As I made the slow transformation from Obama loving liberal to Cruz campaigning conservative, it became clear to me that the popular caricature of the political right couldn’t be further from reality. As the media insists that everyone on one side of the aisle look the same, act the same, and are motivated by hatred, ignorance and fear my own experience and those of countless others prove otherwise.

The goal of The Pretty Patriot is simple, and it’s to humanize the movement that I love so dearly. Conservatives aren’t a monolith. We aren’t all rich, we aren’t all white, and we aren’t all men. Some of us like blue grass. Some of us like EDM. Some of us believe in God, some of us don’t. Some of us love Trump, and some of us hate him. Some of us can’t wait to get married and start families, and some of us are only thinking as far ahead as the next weekend. And the sooner that both the left and right not only embrace but accept that, the better off we’ll all be.

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  • This bathing suit says thicc like trump but I’m about to be obese like Chris Christie if I don’t stop stuffing my face like kasich 🤦🏾‍♀️
  • In honor of the biggest psychopath I know FINALLY getting Instagram, here’s a gross picture of us hungover at brunch in shep shirts
  • Float like a butterfly, sting like the first time you saw what you earn vs what you take home every paycheck
  • Kylie Jenner was allowed to pretend her lips were real for like 6 months so can we extend summer for at least 3 more
  • This picture is like 2 months old and it took me that long get to get the faint taste of tequila out of this thermos
  • There is no satisfaction like seeing every single DC food Instagram account I follow post about this place for like 5 months straight and finally getting to try it myself 🤩🙌🏾 .
  • Can the person in charge of my voodoo doll please give me back to the person who was in charge when I was 3 and everything went my way lol
  • More tacos, less talking (forever 21 please don’t bedazzle that on something otherwise  cute)