GOP.com Petitions

could an example be changing the $150 fine for a speeding ticket to 2 hours of community service? After all, didn’t the speeder disrespect the community–and not the economy? This would get rid of the idea of minimum tixs cops need to get because their business would no longer be about “economy” rather “community.”

The Republican Millennial

To sign or not to sign? Petitions are a written document that people sign to boost collective support for a specific initiative. It’s like a referendum, but with less teeth because there isn’t a legislative component to a petition. I spent the day perusing https://www.gop.com/get-involved/ to find a petition to write about, but instead I found messaging that reeked of desperation.

Stop, Kick Out and Demand are the most endearing terms on the GOP’s petition web page. I understand the need to provoke a strong “call to action”. And these terms may enrage an older audience enough to sign a petition, but this language does not connect with millennials.

Current GOP leadership must understand that millennials will respond to messaging that is positive, neighborly, and most of all, socially conscious. Using a verb like Kick Out makes me think I am joining a bar fight. The GOP leadership must let…

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