Sean Parnell, Decorated Combat Veteran, NYT Best Selling Author, Father, Leader, Republican Candidate for the 17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania, joins our show in this special episode of the Elite Man Podcast! In today’s episode Sean talks about his leadership experience in battle and how he was able to unify his platoon of 40 men and successfully carry out life-or-death missions. He discusses the truth about being a leader, his call to run for office, the dirty political games he’s faced, the fake news media, and what he hopes to bring to Washington if elected. Sean covers a multitude of wide-ranging issues, including those political in nature, and talks about the importance of the upcoming election with regard to our liberty and way of life. If you’re wondering why politics are important (albeit tough to talk about) and why taking a stand and coming up with a unifying set of principles is essential, check this episode out now!
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In our episode we go over:
- What it was like writing a bestselling fiction book
- How the president called upon Sean, an ordinary citizen at the time, to run for congress
- Why Sean doesn’t consider himself a politician despite running for congress
- What it was like meeting President Trump and how that conversation went
- What Sean’s original plan was for his military career
- How he made such a successful drastic pivot in life
- Why politics have become so important the last few months and why the upcoming election is critical for our country (and the world)
- The problem with political discussions, but the problems with avoiding them
- The shutdown and how this has drastically effected our lives
- The fraud that is Dr. Fauci
- The many jobs lost during the shutdown and the problems with keeping this shutdown indefinitely
- The moving of the goal posts and the fact there is no real end in sight regarding the Pandemic Shutdown
- Whether Sean has future political aspirations
- What he plans to do in Washington once he’s elected
- Protecting and preserving the American Dream in this country
- Being a leader and uniting people, across all party lines
- What being a platoon leader taught Sean about leadership and uniting people from all races, creeds, genders, and political views
- The problem with diversity alone and the fact it’s not necessarily a unifying factor
- The leadership mindset Sean had to cultivate while being in charge of 40 men in battle
- The key to bringing others together despite differences and working together for a common cause
- Being okay with other people having different perspectives and takes on different issues and welcoming all types of views
- How to compromise but still be successful when it comes to working across the aisle
- Being tough and being a fighter, both for yourself, and for others
- The fake news media in America and how crooked they really are
- How the media covers President Trump compared to other politicians and past presidents
- The hypocrisy of the politicians in America and the rules they want others to follow but not themselves
- The dubious science behind mask wearing and the fact Joe Biden wants to mandate mask wearing for all Americans if elected
- What Donald Trump stands for in general and what Joe Biden stands for in general and the choice America has this upcoming election
- The major problem with censorship and what we must do to stop it
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