The State Of Conservatism In New England
A look at the Yankee Republican. The rural stalwart of New England GOP values has historically been fiscally conservative and socially moderate. The GOP was the default choice throughout New England for much of American history. Now though, with Susan Collins of Maine and Scott Brown of Massachusetts considered the“vestigial remnants of a once-strong political animal,” is the breed headed for extinction? We’ll check in with longtime regional party luminaries and with the up-and-coming members of the local GOP.
Meredith Warren, a Republican strategist, serves on the board of the MassachusettsWomen’s Political Caucus
Peter Blute, former Massachusetts congressman and current deputy chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party