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Advice from a liberal: 4 things conservatives must do to be taken seriously on poverty

Bill Scher
Senior Writer, Campaign for America's Future
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) makes remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Maryland, March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

It doesn’t seem fair. Rep. Paul Ryan sticks his neck out to talk about poverty, and gets accused of a “racial attack” by a fellow member of Congress. Then that liberal rag Politico headlines “Is Paul Ryan Racist?”

Advice from a liberal Democrat: Ideologies don’t advance without strategic retreats

3:22 PM 11/09/2012

You know your party is in trouble. You can’t get closer than 4 percentage points in 22 states that total 263 Electoral College votes. There are huge demographic chunks of the country that want nothing to do with you. You know you have to change something to climb out of this abyss. But if it means throwing your core beliefs under the bus, then there’s no point remaining in politics. What do you do?