republicans are horrible marketers

The Republican marketing problem in one picture

As I’ve written many times, the Republican brand, thanks to Democrat marketing (and a complete absence of Republican marketing) is synonymous with racism, hate, ignorance, violence, and misinformation. Check out this screenshot from Bumble, a dating app in which women “make the first move.” This woman wrote that she won’t date anyone who smokes or has bad hygiene. But more importantly, she equated Trump supporters – Republicans, with “hate, racism, ignorance, violence, and misinformation.” This supports my premise that there are many conservatives out there who vote for Democrats because they figure, they’re not racist or homophobic or sexist,…

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If liberals only understood how conservative they were

One of the original motivations for this blog, and my upcoming books, is because there are many people out there who consider themselves liberals, or Democrats, who are actually very conservative. They figure that they’re not racist, homophobic, sexist, or bigoted, and that’s what they’re told conservatives are, so they must be liberal. So they go about their lives applauding and valuing accountability, self-reliance, personal responsibility, taking risks, speaking one’s mind, having a good time, applying common sense, freedom, liberty, understanding how economics work, trying to be a good and fair person, and generally minding their own business: all…

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A familiar GOP marketing failure

Earlier today, President Trump reacted to Mayor DeBlasio’s decision to paint “Black Lives Matter” in front of Trump Tower in New York City by tweeting: “Maybe our GREAT Police, who have been neutralized and scorned by a mayor who hates & disrespects them, won’t let this symbol of hate be affixed to New York’s greatest street.” Like Bush before him, Trump turned an obvious opportunity, with the right intent behind it, into a huge blunder. He was right about Black Lives Matter, but didn’t offer any explanation as to why. This leaves a vacuum for the Democrats to fill…

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