It Continues to Be a Real Mystery Why Republicans Aren't Connecting with a Majority of Female Voters

[Content Note: Misogyny.]

A group of conservative women, mostly members of the Republican Study Committee, met Friday to discuss issues facing women today and how the GOP can better explain how its policies could help.

"The problem here is not necessarily conservative policy, it's our messaging," Kim Strassel, a columnist for the Wall Street Journal who was moderating the panel said.
No, it's definitely conservative policy, but continue.
[Rep. Diane Black of Tennessee] referred to men and women as females and males, which makes you feel about as connected as someone talking about animal mating habits.

..."Females will respond better if you can get a connection with a relationship," Black said.

..."Men do tend to talk about things on a much higher level," [Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina] said. "Many of my male colleagues, when they go to the House floor, you know, they've got some pie chart or graph behind them and they're talking about trillions of dollars and how, you know, the debt is awful and, you know, we all agree with that."

...Ellmers then said that women mainly want more time in their lives (don't men as well?) and the first example she gave was that women wanted "more time in the morning to get ready."

As for connecting to women specifically, Ellmers drove it home with a line that, had there been liberals in the audience, would have made the news.

"We need our male colleagues to understand that if you can bring it down to a woman's level and what everything that she is balancing in her life — that's the way to go," Ellmers said. (Emphasis added.)
Females don't understand pie charts and respond better if you can frame politics in terms of their relationships. And they need more time to get ready in the morning. So make sure you bring shit down to their level.

"Taxation is bad because it makes it harder for your boyfriend to buy that 4-wheeler he's been wanting." MAKE ME THE NEXT REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT, LADIES.

[H/T to my friend Mark.]

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