The conservatives’ wishful condescension

And yet they wonder why they keep losing elections:

“To say that you want to jettison social conservatives in order to get an emerging demographic of young people is like saying, ‘Well, we lost a close game, so let’s bench our quarterback, who was the most valuable player and gained the most yards,’ ” says Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptists’ Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

Besides, Land says, he believes young people won’t hold their libertarian views for long.

“I would say that these young voters’ frontal lobes aren’t fully developed yet,” he says. “That’s why they have parents and that’s why they have their elders.”

Via Will The Future GOP Be More Libertarian? : It’s All Politics : NPR.

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