Tuesday, December 23, 2008

The Problem With The GOP Is...


Mark McKinnon of The Daily Beast thinks it's him too.

Republicans working in leadership and the trenches are largely old, white, male, out-of-touch, out of ideas, technology averse, and living in the past...

I was struck recently thinking about most of the people I know working in the Republican Party. I realized almost everyone is 50- or 60-something. And then there seems to be a huge generational gulf. There just isn’t much of a farm team people in their 30s and 40s toiling in the GOP consulting trenches. That’s the bad news. The good news is...

...somewhere in the article. Probably. Starting on page two.

(PHOTO: Six aging upper-middle-class white guys in power ties and wing-tipped shoes without an original thought between them. One of them forgot his tie. Another one tried to run for President. Stephan Savola/Associated Press. Used without permission or shame.)

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