Next American Experiment Ep. 1 – Does the GOP Need to Change?

In the first edition of The Next American Experiment, Shawn, Dean and I discuss whether the Republican Party needs to change its platform to stay relevant in the 21st Century.

We examine:

  • Historical comparisons to past elections
  • The Hispanic vote in 2012, including a change among Cuban voters
  • The effect of personality at the presidential level
  • Who may emerge as a consensus-builder in Congress
  • The need (or not) for 3rd parties
  • The news to look out for in the coming week