Skip to comments.Republicans try to address ‘war on women’ with an army of young volunteers
Posted on 04/15/2014 2:56:43 PM PDT by neverdem
In the Obama era, Democrats usually have had two big advantages over Republicans: women and volunteers. This year, Republicans are trying to change that, seeking to amass an army of young female volunteers who can carry the GOP message and counter the war on women rhetoric that has been so effective for Democrats.
Fresh off a week in which Democrats made it clear that a key part of their midterm message will be equal pay, Republicans are set to begin their own efforts to woo women to the polls, focusing on counties that went blue in 2012 and could tip the balance in November.
In West Virginia on Monday, Sharon Day, co-chairman of the Republican National Committee, launched 14 in 14, a program that will focus on younger women in suburban areas that lean blue. The idea is to sign up women who will commit 30 minutes per week in the 14 weeks before the election, making phone calls, recruiting other women, identifying voters and getting people to the polls.
Republicans have been dogged by criticism that their party is out of touch with women. In a CNN poll in February, 55 percent of respondents said that Republicans didnt understand women, a figure that jumps to 64 percent among women older than 50, a group that traditionally has been more Republican.
One strategy is to have more women out front and carrying the GOP message, not only on the Senate and House floor but also block by block in neighborhoods across the country, which is the kind of grass-roots engagement that 14 in 14 will try to build...
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The fact that Obama has directly attacked Terri Land in Michigan shows that the democrats are worried.
>>One strategy is to have more women out front and carrying the GOP message, not only on the Senate and House floor but also block by block in neighborhoods across the country, which is the kind of grass-roots engagement that 14 in 14 will try to build...<<
It is about time the GOP put together SOME kind of strategy. Mobilizing females to shut down this false and hateful meme is the smartest idea they have had in quite some time.
Typical Stupid Party. Reacting and accepting the Left’s premise rather than going on offense and standing their ground.
Regaining Middle America - Republicans must stop putting moneyed interests ahead of the American family. Routine GOP messages ana messangers is not enough!
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30 minutes a week?
Thanks for the ping!
messangers = messengers? ;-)
AND! Thank you for the post and ping.
BTW, I’m ‘way, ‘way over 50 (ahem) and definitely appreciate Conservatism.