Donald Trump (photo credit: iprimages via Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0)

Does the Post-Trump GOP Need a New Economic Message? (VIDEO)

Start

Frank Cannon is president of the American Principles Project and a respected conservative political strategist with over 30 years of experience.

What [Trump’s victory] says is that the standard Republican economic message that’s focused on ‘job creators’ is really not the message that voters want to hear. They want a message that’s focused on them: How do people who work hard get ahead? Trump says that if we eliminate the bad trade deals and allow you to compete with workers around the world because we’re protecting you in trade deals and we’re protecting you from workers coming into the country, you can do well.

Workers want to know how they succeed. They don’t want to know how their bosses succeed. They want to know how they succeed. And Trump has been able to articulate that in a way that most Republicans have not been able to communicate. This is what we argued was wrong with the arguments from the last election cycle, from Mitt Romney, and this is, I think, what voters are looking for in this election.


Frank Cannon

Frank Cannon is the president of American Principles Project and a veteran conservative political strategist.

Get the Real News.

Big Tech keeps banning or shadow-banning us, so we have to keep innovating.

Drop us your e-mail, so they can't keep hiding our investigations from you.

Raheem Kassam
Editor-in-Chief

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

The National Pulse. will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.