Post Profile






Kerry Eleveld on the impact of gay rights issues on the GOP presidentials

From Kerry Eleveld at Media Matters:Therein lies the dilemma for the GOP: their core base of firebrand social-issue voters has the potential to pull them right over a cliff, especially on LGBT issues. And that’s a problem. Even with the economy dominating the 2012 cycle, elections are won on the margins, says John Green, a political science professor at the University of Akron – particularly in battleground states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
read more

share

Related Posts


Newt Gingrich: ‘Liberal Media’ Impacts What Issues GOP Can Run On

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters

During an appearance on Meet the Press, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that as a result of the liberal media there are certain issues that Republicans cannot run on and expect to win.

The Anti-Gay Albatross

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan

Ambinder examines the GOP's dilemma: If Republicans drop their opposition to gay marriage, the chances that Democrats will continue to pick up majorities of new and young voters will diminish. Gay issues are the civil rights issue o...

Maggie Gallagher Rips Idea of GOP 'Truce' on Social Issues Like LGBT Rights: AUDIO

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad

NOM founder Maggie Gallagher is alarmed over the idea that the GOP might be considering a "truce" on social issues like abortion and LGBT rights and spoke with radio host Steve Deace about it on Wednesday night, Right Wing Watch...

House Majority Leader Rep Eric Cantor Urges GOP "Tolerance" On Gay Issues

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Clearly concerned about the GOP's eroding base among young voters and minorities, House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor is calling for his party to show more tolerance regarding LGBT issues. Cantor, as you doubtlessly know, has bee...

Richard Socarides, Kerry Eleveld Depart 'Equality Matters'

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Richard Socarides, President of Equality Matters, the LGBT division of media watchdog Media Matters, and lead staffer Kerry Eleveld, who left a position at The Advocate several months ago to join the organization, both announced the...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC