The Republican Party is in crisis
The Republican party is in deep trouble.
The GOP needs to embrace the new American nationalism that is on the rise, and that will require an overhaul of its core values, says Jonathan Chait, a New York Times columnist and former chief political correspondent.
That’s the problem, he writes in a new book, The Republican Revolution: How a New Party of Reagan Conservatives Could Heal the GOP and Make America Great Again.
The party is now losing support from people who are not Trump supporters, he says.
If it wants to make its brand more appealing, it needs to find a way to reconnect with voters who are attracted to the Trump brand, not just the president, but the country.
If the GOP doesn’t start by embracing Trump, it will have a hard time.
Republicans should adopt the president’s agenda, Chait says, not the opposition’s.
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