What does the republican party need to do in order to truly compete in 21st-century America? Find openly gay members and a new view on sexual orientation, fast.
Peter Beinart of The Daily Beast explains that as long as the party continues its anti-gay, anti-lesbian practices, the party will never rebound.
"To overcome this generational disconnect, Republicans need to embrace gay marriage now rather than continuing to play catch-up as it becomes a fait accompli in more and more of the country. And they need to seek out gay and lesbian politicians who can personify the GOP's new pro-gay rights stance," says Beinart.
Read more on The Daily Beast: Homophobia in GOP Makes It Hard for Party to Compete Nationally
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