Michigan Democrat Rep. Elissa Slotkin said in a recent interview that her party has a branding and messaging problem.
This might be the understatement of the decade.
In recent years, blue-collar, working class voters have abandoned the Democrats in droves as the party has moved further to the left and stopped caring about the same issues and values that motivate these voters.
Democrats are also increasingly seen as a party that doesn’t like America. It is controversial to be patriotic in the Democratic party. How do they think they will be able to attract America-loving voters as long as that is the norm?
From the Daily Caller:
‘Brand Has Been Weak For A While’ — Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin Admits There Is ‘Problem’ With Party’s Message
Democratic Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin said Tuesday morning that there are some serious problems with her party’s messaging and branding.
“I think that the reason why it’s relatively easy to paint all Democrats with a broad brush is because people don’t know, always, what we stand for. I mean, I wanna be frank that we have a problem, especially in places like Michigan where people don’t know what it means to be a Democrat,” Slotkin said in an interview with MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle when asked about about the future of the Democratic Party.
“The brand has been weak for a while. And therefore, every two years, you can just superimpose whatever hit is the most popular thing and you’re gonna convince some people that that’s what all Democrats are about…
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Over the next four years, expect to see a struggle escalate in the Democratic party over direction and messaging.
Some Democrats will reject ideas like defunding the police as toxic, while others will attempt to drive the party even further left.