The Republican Party’s challenges and foreseeable positioning
In recent years, the Republican Party has faced several challenges and controversies, including internal divisions and a perceived shift away from its traditional conservative values. As a result, one has to wonder what the future holds for the GOP.
One of the most significant challenges facing the Republican Party is demographics. The US is becoming increasingly diverse and most Republican politicians have struggled to appeal to minority voters. Further, Republicans have failed to appeal to young voters. Generation Z Americans, those born mid-to-late 1990s through the early 2010s, tend to be more progressive and liberal than previous generations generally, and they are more likely to support the Democrats. By 2024, Gen Z and Millennials will make up nearly half of the electorate, replacing Baby Boomers.
In the 2020…