How Evan McMullin can be the Trump-Clinton alternative America craves

Voters are yearning for integrity and common sense. McMullin could give them both if he follows these tips.

Is Evan McMullin the answer to America's election problem?
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Finally, true conservatives have their 2016 presidential candidate: Evan McMullin, virtually unheard of until this week, threw his hat into the ring as an independent candidate on Monday.

Let's get the obvious out of the way: McMullin doesn't have the resume one typically associates with top-tier presidential candidates. He's never held elected office. He spent most of his career as a CIA agent, working undercover in the field, including in the Middle East. Then he had a stint at Goldman Sachs, and then worked in policy roles for the House of Representatives, finishing as chief policy director for the House Republican Conference.

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