I remain optimistic that the GOP can make inroads with these voters for elections to come. Many young people still struggle to find work in this Obama economy and look to government to adopt policies to grow jobs. While organizations like Young Republicans and College Republicans aggressively message to these prospective voters, we cannot do it alone.
The city that just a few decades ago was the bright and shining star in the mid-west is today a mismanaged wreck that has lost one-third of it’s population (the third that paid the bills), where only half of the current property owners pay their real estate taxes, where about one-third of the city is uninhabited and uninhabitable, a city where even the police won’t go into parts of what’s left of Detroit.
In announcing its newest micro-site, the Club for Growth says the purpose of PrimaryMyCongressman.com is “to raise awareness of Republicans in Name Only (RINOs) who are currently serving in safe Republican seats.”