What the Republican Party desperately needs is a domestic program that responds to the values and needs of the tens of millions of American families making around $70,000 a year. That’s not an impossible order. But it will take some new thinking by our presidential candidates and other leaders to meet it.
Presumably, the interest in getting elected is to run the country. If you're serious about running a country, however, you might not want to set a target household income that is $20,000 greater than the national median. Then again, whoever said they were serious about running a country.