RUSH: Sandy, Livermore, California. Glad you called. Great to have you on the EIB Network. Hello.
CALLER: Good morning, Rushie. It's actually Livermore, Colorado.
RUSH: Sorry, you're right. I misread that.
CALLER: It's okay. It's kind of a Podunk place. I live in a rural area on 40 acres, and I just wanted to call and share with you the exuberance and encouragement I felt attending my very first caucus last night.
RUSH: Well, good for you.
CALLER: It was awesome. I had a little trepidation, a little feeling of what I was getting myself into, but there sure were an awful lot of people that were like-minded. Conservatives, they ruled last night and reigned, and it was awesome to see.
RUSH: Well, I'm glad you had a good experience with it. It just means that you'll feel more inclined to do it again. This was the first time you've been to one? Were there a lot of people? You said a rural area, but were there a lot of people that showed up?
CALLER: Yes. We had to set up additional chairs.
RUSH: Well, cool. All right. And the outcome you were happy with?
CALLER: Absolutely I was happy with. I wondered how many like-minded people would be there. And we live, you know, separated from people, so a lot of our neighbors we don't know.
RUSH: Well, you met some people you could have some sleepovers with now.
CALLER: Absolutely. And Santorum took it by great numbers, and I just found that very encouraging. You know, I'm so sick and tired of the Obama regime, the administration, beating down on everything I cherish. And you are my encourager.
RUSH: Well, I understand. I am many things, and I fulfill many roles. But the point is that you got out there and you had a good time, and you experienced validation. I think one of the most pleasing and empowering things that can happen to freshly arrived conservatives is to get out in the process and find out you're not alone, you're not all by yourself. There's countless millions just like you. Very important experience to have.