I’m worried that the years I — and hundreds of my Republican colleagues — have labored to expand the GOP and share an inclusive Republican agenda of opportunity, will be undone
by an “unfiltered” candidate that has given little priority
to minority voters (who are becoming a larger share
of the electorate every year).
Voters in the general election are very different than those who voted in the GOP primary. If Trump is to win, he needs to expand his electoral efforts beyond his established, largely white male supporters
. Unless he owns some kind of secret, scary human-cloning machine, these voters are not enough to win him the election.
At the same time, I will not vote for Hillary Clinton. She has proven to be an untrustworthy and weak leader. As much as I detest Trump’s nasty rhetoric, I equally dislike Clinton’s record, be it her email scandal, the continued rise of terrorism
since her tenure as secretary of state, the Benghazi scandal
, or her foundation’s hypocritical ties
to oppressive regimes that suppress the rights of women
and LGBTQ people
. It doesn’t help that she is essentially branding her prospective presidency as an extension of President Obama's, and embracing his economy, which most Americans feel is heading in the wrong direction