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How the Republican Party can win Gen Z — who is less radical than you think

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From erecting campus cry closets to demanding all white people be banished from campus, Gen Z is often characterized by its extremist fringes.

But Gen Z is not as radical as campus horror stories might suggest. In fact, 20 percent are registered Republicans, and I myself am among the additional 42 percent who identify as independent. In fact, Gen Z is nearly twice as independent as the general electorate.

Gen Z — those of us born between roughly 1997 and 2012 — is coming of voting age as rapidly as the older Republican voter block is waning. As the GOP rebrands in the post-Trump, post-pandemic era, it has a huge opportunity to make inroads with this new, open-minded contingent. But appealing to Gen Z will require significant modernization — and compromise.

Calls for progress are coming from young voters of every political persuasion. In fact, while Gen Z Democrats are almost politically identical to their older counterparts, generational differences among........

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