Triplicate Staff

One of the national founders of the Tea Party Patriots organization visited Del Norte this week and was interviewed by Triplicate Editor Richard Wiens.

Jenny Beth Martin of Georgia chose Crescent City as the starting point for a statewide tour of California. Before heading south, she spoke about what she sees as the appeal of political conservatism in Del Norte, an area highly dependent on government jobs and social services that nevertheless consistently leans Republican at election time.

She also talked about her definition of "patriot" and her views of "constitutional sheriffs."

Read all about it, Saturday in the Triplicate.