Former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice’s son, John David Rice-Cameron, was recently profiled at the College Fix — and you may be surprised to learn he is a conservative.
Rice-Cameron, a sophomore at Stanford University and recently elected president of the campus chapter of College Republicans, spoke with the College Fix in a telephone interview. He described his upbringing and political awakening as a conservative through listening to talk radio.
He calls LevinTV host Mark Levin his “ultimate political hero.”
“Sometimes my dad would listen to Rush Limbaugh and he would kind of argue with him,” recalls Rice-Cameron, 20, a sophomore at Stanford University. “I just found myself agreeing with basically everything Rush Limbaugh was saying.”
Rice-Cameron started listening to talk radio on his own. That’s when he discovered Mark Levin, saying the firebrand pundit became his “ultimate political hero.”
“He’d talk about John Locke, and so I’d go and read some John Locke. He’d talk about John Smith, so I’d go and read John Smith. He’d talk about the Federalist Papers, and so I read those,” Rice-Cameron said. “I discovered the intellectual roots of liberty.”
Apparently, Rice-Davis was a Ted Cruz supporter during the 2016 GOP presidential primary and called in to Levin’s radio program to discuss the campaign. He also went on the program to discuss an op-ed he wrote for the Stanford Review titled “Students for Justice in Palestine Linked to Terrorist Affiliate.” According to the College Fix, Levin did not know he was Rice’s son.
But he salutes the young man today.
I salute John David Rice-Cameron; a young man committed to liberty! https://t.co/X5pEl6Z8bQ
— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) May 29, 2018
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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