Talk is cheap.
We’re waiting to hear two things.
“WASHINGTON — The exit of Donald Trump has brought back a more normal rhythm to politics in Washington, but outside the Beltway, deeper forces are reshaping the partisan landscape.
Data from the NBC News poll shows that the composition of the two major parties is changing, and one massive shift is coming in employment: the kinds of jobs Democrats and Republicans hold. There are signs across racial and ethnic demographic groups that Republicans are becoming the party of blue-collar Americans and the change is happening quickly.
If the movement continues it could have a large impact on the future of the GOP. Consider the scale of the change overall. …
Political strategists often debate about the best way to win voters: Are cultural or economic appeals better? These data suggest that economic appeals might offer the Republican Party the best way to broaden its appeal. That path, however, would likely mean a retooling on policy policy approaches to make them better resonate with blue-collar voters. …”
Dump political correctness.
Move towards a more populist economic policy agenda.
Both the economic policy agenda and the cultural taboos suited the interests and tastes of PMCs, wealthy suburbanites and the Chamber of Commerce who have gone Democrat.
Note: Skip to 39:20.
Chuck Todd confirms what I said last night on The Political Cesspool.