Thursday, April 4, 2013
Juan Williams' Son To Run GOP Outreach To African Americans, Youth
Not long after RNC chair Reince Priebus admitted his party has been unable to appeal to the youth and minorities, Raffi Williams got the job of selling the GOP to youth outlets and the African-American press as a deputy press secretary.
He admits making young and black voters consider voting Republican is a tall order. But Williams told BuzzFeed a visible African-American media outreach program can reap political rewards for the GOP beyond the black vote.
"I think it's a slow process. If you expect us to get a ridiculous amount of African-Americans in the next election, that's not going to happen probably," he said. "But we can start to make inroads, and the more inclusive we are as a party, the better optics we get to other demographics as well — not just African-Americans — and that helps us in the long run."
Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/juan-williams-son-to-run-gop-outreach-to-african-americans-y
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