If the GOP needs any more horrible advice, they should check out the San Francisco Chonicle:
Republican leaders frantically seeking to rebrand their party might want to swing their attention from Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney to a feisty young Republican who has never been elected to anything: Meghan McCain.
The 24-year-old daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain, the 2008 GOP presidential candidate, is a regular political blogger and most certainly not her mother Cindy’s serene, St. John-suit-wearing stereotype of a Republican woman.
In brash blog posts on the Daily Beast – “The GOP doesn’t understand sex” – and outpouring of posts on Twitter, she has described herself as a pro-sex, “pro-life, pro-gay-marriage Republican,” one who experts say may be at the forefront of a new GOP breed: the “Meghan McCain Republican.”
OMG, this could be, like, such a totally cool way to keep losing elections!
Here’s the good part in this explanation of why Republicans may want to elevate Meghan McCain to a higher stature within the party:
“That’s the kind of positioning [the way Meghan McCain does it] it will take to appeal to more millennials,” says author Mike Hais, a fellow with NDN, the Washington think tank formerly known as the New Democrat Network. And the party will be in a stronger position “to the extent that Meghan and others will find a way to appeal to Republicans by de-emphasizing the extremes on social issues.”
Does that last part sound familiar? Yes! That describes Meghan’s father — the reaching across the aisle, compromising, global warming Kool-Aid drinking, sharp edges rounded off John McCain — who got his ass kicked in the last election!
The strategy for some Republicans is to make voters not be able to tell which candidate is the Democrat, and hopefully that way the GOP might accidentally win an election someday. Good luck with that. There’s a reason that so many Democrats adore Meghan McCain and loath Sarah Palin, and it’s certainly not because they believe Meghan’s the future leader of the GOP’s resurgence and Palin will destroy the Republican Party.
Here’s Meghan McCain on “The View” saying that that somebody’s weight shouldn’t have anything to do with the validity of their opinion regardless of political affiliation — while some of the women who loved Al Franken’s book “Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot” applaud in agreement: