Synopses & Reviews
In a provocative challenge to Republican conventional wisdom, two of the Right's rising young thinkers call upon the GOP to focus on the interests and needs of working-class voters.Grand New Party lays bare the failures of the conservative revolution and presents a detailed blueprint for building the next Republican majority. Blending history, analysis, and fresh, often controversial recommendations, Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam argue that it is time to move beyond the Reagan legacy and the current Republican power structure. With specific proposals covering such hot-button topics as immigration, health care, and taxes, Grand New Party shakes up the Right, challenges the Left, and confronts the changing political landscape.
About the Author
Ross Douthat is an associate editor at and blogger for The Atlantic. He is the author of Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class and lives in Washington, D.C.Reihan Salam is an associate editor at The Atlantic and has been a producer at Hardball with Chris Matthews and an editor at the New York Times op-ed page. He lives in Washington, D.C. and blogs at TheAmericanScene.com.