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The RNC Is Leaving My Generation of Young Conservatives Behind | Opinion

The American Conservation Coalition’s Benji Backer writes on Newsweek that the RNC is leaving young conservatives behind by not promoting solutions to climate change.

The C3 Take

Conservatives and the Republican Party can no longer only be against leftist proposals. They must stand for something. By not offering any solutions, the RNC is alienating an entire generation of young people who care about the climate.

“Republicans often complain that young people trend more and more liberal. With moves like this, though, the RNC isn’t even trying to win over young conservative voters like me, who care about climate change but don’t want to grow the government. Simply warning against climate alarmism and obstructing big-government measures isn’t enough. It’s important to stand against those things, but we have to stand for something, too.”

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