Toward a Dignity-Focused Republican Party

In the early aughts Republicans were laser focused on the fiscal deficit and the inevitable financial shock that would spring from it. That threat has not abated. But a new deficit has perhaps become more important: The dignity deficit. It’s a plague that is increasingly impacting the middle- and working-classes in the United States, leading…
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Note to Democrats: Spending Money and Solving Problems are Not the Same Thing

In recent election cycles Republicans have attempted to illuminate the choice that voters’ faced as one of big government versus small government. The line of thought is exemplified by an Ayers-McHenry poll from 2009 which asked the question, “Overall, would you prefer larger government with more services and higher taxes, or smaller government with fewer…
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Starting a Big, Bold Conversation

“The goal is to show that Republicans have a heart,” Alex Smith, national chairwoman of the College Republican National Committee told Elle. In some ways it is a disastrously low bar to clear. After all, if you have to actually prove to voters that you are capable of displaying a human emotion resembling compassion, then…
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