NULLIFYING THE BOGUS ‘WAR ON WOMEN’
The Grand Old Party is taking ownership of its “brand”. Finally. During the recent Republican National Committee winter meeting, delegates paid close attention to a new resolution demanding that the organization push back on Democratic claims that the GOP has waged a “war” on women.
“Candidates who stay silent on pro-life issues do not identify with key voters, fail to alert voters to Democrats’ extreme pro-abortion stances, and have lost their elections,” the resolution states. “Staying silent fails because this strategy allows Democrats to define the Republican brand and prevents the Republican Party from taking advantage of widely supported pro-life positions: to attract traditional and new values voters.”
Indeed, Democrats are deft at skewing brands and influencing the national media.
“Some Republican candidates have adopted a strategy of deflection and silence when attacked with ‘War on Women’ rhetoric, and we’ve now seen that silence is a losing strategy,” says delegate Ellen Barrosse, who authored the resolution and is a board member of American Principles in Action, a nonprofit group.
“If Republican candidates want to connect with key voters, such as women, Hispanics, and young people. They need to fight back on the life issue when attacked,” she adds. weigh in on the big stories; those meetings begin at 7:30 a.m., incidentally.
“Mr. Bloomberg’s dive back into the news side of the organization has not only caught employees by surprise, but it has also worried some that the division’s editorial independence could be called into question,” points out New York Times media writer Nathaniel Popper.
“There’s a discussion of the ethics of it,” a current Bloomberg employee told the paper. “There’s this feeling that no one is there to say no to him.”
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