Opinion | What Trump, San Francisco and the Deer in My Backyard Have in Common
Why not ask it? More and more Republican members of the House were being elected from republican districts, drawn by Republican state legislators from republican districts. Meanwhile, the Senate accepted red populated states as too sparse, meaning that Electoral College supported Republican presidential candidates, who could then stack the court system with conservative judges, who would call Republican politicians black And will allow the votes of other Democratic-leaning constituencies to be suppressed.
So why not rinse and repeat?
The result of years of GOP dependence on this strategy is that “an American system of government that was meant to preserve minority rights has instead ceased to enable minority rule,” the presidential expert observed Nasdaq World Reimagined Contributor Gautam Mukund.
“Republicans have only won a plurality of the popular vote once since 1989,” he said. “Democrats have done this seven times. It is difficult to govern effectively to gain a majority. Appealing to minority complaints is easy. Does anyone wonder if Republicans keep choosing the easy path? If we want to revive American democracy, we have to close that easy path once and for them. “
It starts with getting rid of filmbusters so President Biden can apply his agenda to revive the economy and rebuild our infrastructure. It involves the inclusion of two senators from DC and Puerto Rico – the first likely Democrat. It will tell the GOP if it wants to stay in power once and for all to give up its fantasy of minority rule, based largely on white voters – and the “growth and opportunity” strategy of that 2013 RNC report Adopt
For America to be healthy, this white-complained, QAnon-Embracing GOP has to die. It is not a governing party.
Can you imagine how healthy American politics would be if we had a center-right conservative party embracing diversity, inclusion, climate change mitigation, and common sense health care and immigration reform – conservative, small government, More market based – Real solution – Compete with the center-left party?
I guarantee you that the GOP again in San Francisco and California can face viable challenges to power – and compete for the Senators of DC and Puerto Rico. In the 2020 election, California voters rejected four liberal ballots – affirmative action, gig activist rights, criminal justice reform, and voting rights for 17-year-olds – that were passed by Democratic state lawmakers. And at the national level Trump actually gained ground with some black and Latino voters.