From the Morning Jolt:

Lori Sanders, a policy analyst over at the R Street Institute, noted that a big reason why Republicans have lost the women vote in just about every presidential race for a generation is that “women are risk-averse.”

“It’s a much more nuanced world that women live in,” she said, suggesting that women are repelled when conservatives and Republicans pledge to shut down the Department of Education.

When she said that, it reminded me of something Kevin Williamson had written about when and how African-Americans began growing politically and emotionally attached to the Democratic Party:

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