How the GOP Can Win Back the Values Debate—and How Dems Could Lose It

At The Atlantic, Michael Wear, the former faith outreach leader for President Obama’s 2012 campaign, contemplates how the Democrats are winning the “values debate” and how the GOP can win it back. Wear writes, “Conservatives don’t need to change their core principles to win a national election again, but they must filter their principles though a concrete concern for people’s lives.” He continues, “The voters Republicans need have no desire for compassion without understanding. A compassionate conservatism that hides a disdain for the downtrodden will not work.” 

Read at The Atlantic

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