Let me demonstrate why this is a dumb statement:
For Republicans to build a massive Internet presence, [Former Obama digital strategist Joe Rospars ] said, they would have to abandon opposition to issues with popular support like expanding background checks on gun buyers and allowing illegal immigrants to earn citizenship.
Or, rather, let me Mad-Lib why this is a dumb statement:
For [Democrats] to [keep] a massive Internet presence, [RedState digital activist Moe Lane] said, they would have to abandon opposition to issues with popular support like [banning abortion after the 25th week] and [getting rid of Obamacare].
It’s at times like this that you really do see that most of the online world can’t get it through their collective heads that it is in fact possible for the Other Side to win an election*. Particularly when it’s on two issues as marginal to the larger public as gun control and immigration. Notice, also, that I’m not even taking seriously the suggestion that only liberal Democrats can build digital networks: based on the National Journal’s article title (“Why Democrats Are Laughing at Republicans’ Digital Strategy – And Why They Shouldn’t Be”), neither are they…
Via Hot Air Headlines.
*Don’t worry: after it’s been our turn for a while we’ll forget, too. You’d think that we wouldn’t, but we will.