How Purple is Texas?

How Purple is Texas?

A number of indicators since the 2016 Presidential election have suggested that Texas may not be as reliable of a red state as it has in the past. From Trump winning just 52.2% of the Texan vote, to Ted Cruz barely scraping a majority over Beto O’Rourke in 2018, and now John Cornyn visibly concerned for not just his future…

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I&I: Conservatism Inc.’s Shrinking Consumer Base

I&I: Conservatism Inc.’s Shrinking Consumer Base

If there’s a future for conservatism, it must include Millennials and Gen Z Today’s conservatism looks like the political version of Sears, Roebuck and Company — a former titan in the marketplace that has lost its luster. Only 12% of young people consistently identify as conservative. For years, conservatives have sought to ensure their preferences were preserved on the policy…

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Have conservatives already lost the 2020 election?

Have conservatives already lost the 2020 election?

Political campaigns are about more than electing someone to office in a particular year. Campaigns frame the policy debate for years to come and popularize ideas. Nowhere is this truer than in the extraordinarily public presidential campaigns played out on our national stage every four years. Unlike the gaggle of Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 nomination and introducing themselves…

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