The Republican Party is at a crossroads. Parties that lose presidential election frequently reconsider their trajectories and their political messaging. How much will the party be determined by the politics and policy of the last four years? How much will it try to reconceptualize and rebrand itself for the 2022 and 2024 elections? We discuss the future of the Republican Party. Hosted by Doug Becker. [ dur: 58mins. ]
- Geoffrey Kabaservice is the Director of Political Studies at the Niskanen Center. He is the author of The Guardians: Kingman Brewster, His Circle, and the Rise of the Liberal Establishment and Rule and Ruin: The Downfall of Moderation and the Destruction of the Republican Party, from Eisenhower to the Tea Party.
- Paul Djupe is Associate Professor of Political Science at Denison University. His is the co-editor of The Evangelical Crackup? The Future of the Evangelical-Republican Coalition and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion.
- Brian Conley is Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies in the Government Department of Suffolk University. He is the author of The Rise of the Republican Right from Goldwater to Reagan.
- Marcus Witcher is an Assistant Professor in the History Department at Huntingdon College. He is the author of Getting Right with Reagan: The Struggle for True Conservatism, 1980-2016.
This program is produced with generous contribution from Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin and Sudd Dongre.