Dick Morris: CPAC Shows There's 'Life After Death' for GOP

Image: Dick Morris: CPAC Shows There's 'Life After Death' for GOP

Monday, 10 Mar 2014 02:55 PM

By Courtney Coren

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
This year's Conservative Political Action Conference shows "there is life after death" for Republicans, says political analyst Dick Morris.

The focus for the GOP needs to be on winning over young voters not just Latino voters, Morris told Newsmax TV's J.D. Hayworth and John Bachman on "America's Forum" Monday.

"The real swing voters in this election are young people," said the former adviser to Bill Clinton. "There's been a real shift among young people, away from the Democrats."

Morris said 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the "over 30" demographic "by 1 point" in 2012, but Obama won the "under 30" demographic two-to-one.

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

However, because of Obamacare, that is starting to change.

"Now the job approval of Obama for people under 30 is the same as it is for people over 30 — at 40 percent," Morris said. "There's a real move away from him because they realize Obamacare is targeted at them. They're its victims."

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, who won the CPAC presidential straw poll, said that one of his goals is to attract more young voters to the Republican Party by focusing on the government's breaches of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, which is supposed to protect American citizens from illegal search and seizure.

"I think there's a real opportunity for Republicans who do believe in the Fourth Amendment to grow our party and bring that [youth] energy into our party," Paul said on Fox News Sunday.

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

Related Stories:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Prosecutor: White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds of Ammunition in Car

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 15:39 PM

The decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had over 800 rounds of am . . .

Cartel Threats Force Cancellation of Border Protest Convoy

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 15:18 PM

A planned protest to block entry by illegal migrants along the Southwest border has been cancelled because protest organ . . .

White House: Radicalized Americans Investigated After Returning to US

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 14:56 PM

The FBI is conducting an active investigation into some of the 100 Americans who went to the Middle East to join up with . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved