Present day conservatism — be it in the form of Republicans, Libertarians or the Tea Party — operates on three levels: White grievance, fear-mongering, and irrational hatred of “the other”
The GOP Messaging Dep’t
The U.S may have grown accustomed to having predominately male leaders, but on an international scale, we’re not like many of our peers. Though women make up approximately half of the U.S.’s population, they hold fewer than 20% of legislative seats. And out of 44 presidents, not one has been female.
From a minimum wage hike to his newly unveiled plan to grow job training options in America, Pres. Obama is fighting for fairness. Many on the right, however, are fighting against those same policies, even when voters are demanding them.