Bill Kristol, who really should give a portion of his income to Dick Morris for keeping him from being the least accurate pundit in the country, did a Daily Caller podcast and dismissed young voters who favor marriage equality as people who don’t know anything and shouldn’t influence the Republican party:
I mean, there’s something pathetic about it. I’ve found it really distasteful. I mean I myself am socially conservative on the marriage issue but even if you’re not, just say what you believe and let the country decide…. This kind of pathetic attempt of ‘Oh my god, young people especially are liberal so let’s just rush to cater to them.’ As if they’re going to respect you if you just embrace the views of some 26-year-old who doesn’t know anything honestly. Can’t adults say young people are sometimes wrong? […]
Gee, this TV show is popular so let’s just throw over thousands of years of history and what the great religions teach and let’s just embrace it because, hey, you don’t want to be on the other side from a TV show that has 20 million viewers. I mean, really, that’s what a serious political party does?
Of course not. A “serious political party” sticks to its bigoted guns and keeps beating the drum for discrimination and inequality until they look like a bunch of bitter old assholes. That’s what I recommend.