The sober, if conservative, London Economist magazine publishes an enlightening article about the current malaise affecting the American Republican mind. The excesses of ideological demagoguery in the “Republican playbook” now seem antiquated and ineffective for an American electorate that is more diverse, social media savvy and less White Anglo-Saxon Protestant. This sober article exemplifies current conservative intellectual rumblings from underneath the electoral rubble created by Latino, gender, young and socially liberal voting power. Join the Policy ThinkShop in this discourse to find the New American Electorate and the vision forward ….
“To put it more simply: laying policy aside, a party that equates, as Mr McCarthy seems to, appealing to Hispanic voters with losing your core identity is not yet in a position to appeal to Hispanic voters. And a party that believes diversity results in social decay does not have much chance with a diverse electorate.”