Establishment Republicans are facing some tough approval ratings. Speaker John Boehner has the same approval rating held by Rep. Nancy Pelosi when she brought Democrats back to the
minority in the House in 2010. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is losing to the Democrat he will tentatively face for re-election next year.
improve their numbers, the RNC has been developing its plan to win over
young voters who fall in the millennial generation.
A Tuesday profile in the New York Times detailing corporate America’s waning influence
on the Republican Party pointed out that “big business leaders have seemed
relatively powerless” as Republican leaders struggle to control
small-government conservatives in Congress. That’s good news for conservatives
who support limited government, but it unfortunately seems like “big media” has
supplanted big business as establishment Republicans’ main ally in their quest
to drive conservatives and libertarians out of elected office.