The newly released census numbers are positive for Republicans and negative for Democrats. But the media are distorting the news as usual, Rory Cooper, director of strategic communications at The Heritage Foundation, writes on Politico
. “Washington media are burying the lede,” he argues, referring to the beginning of a news story.
“Let's put aside the electoral implications of the census data release and look at the bigger picture.
"There has been an enormous population shift from traditional blue states governed by a failed liberal dogma toward traditional red states where conservatism is creating jobs, lowering taxes, preventing social decline, and creating economic freedom.
"Liberals should stop worrying about the Electoral College and instead focus on why their policies are chasing Americans away from the places they govern.”
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