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?”
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Bill Scher is the Senior Writer at Campaign for America’s Future and the author of “Wait! Don’t Move To Canada!: A Stay-and-Fight Strategy to Win Back America.” He is a columnist for TheWeek.com, and the co-host of The DMZ with the Daily Caller’s Matt Lewis at Bloggingheads.tv. He has been published by the New York Times, The New York Daily News and The New Republic, and has made appearances on CNN, MSNBC and NPR among other TV and radio outlets.
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?