If Republicans want to be taken seriously as “defenders” of the middle class, they should defend it from its predators.
As Americans’ modes of communication change, the techniques that produce the most accurate polls seems to be changing as well. In last Tuesday’s presidential election, a number of polling firms that conduct their surveys online had strong results.
As a former moderate who adopted hard-line positions to win the Republican nomination and even described himself as ‘severely conservative’, he has never had a natural constituency in his party.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said in May that he’d written off votes from 47 percent of Americans who are collecting government aid. Turns out many of them are part of his political base.
American Crossroads, Restore Our Future, Crossroads GPS and Americans for Prosperity: Four Republican organizations that have so dominated their party’s presidential advertising that their collective efforts surpass those of their own nominee.