Arthur Brooks: ‘Nikki Halley Is the Future of the Republican Party’

‘Republican candidates not paying attention to Donald Trump need to stay the course for a humanistic kind of movement that’s based on compassion, that’s based on inclusiveness’

TODD: “Arthur Brooks, you have a new book, Conservative Heart. You're a guy that has been trying to soften the image of the Republican Party. This is, you believe, it's a huge issue. And I just see the contrasts Governor Haley is now.”

BROOKS: “Yes.”

TODD: “Donald Trump what I just had. I mean could you get more stark contrast than those two when it comes to talking about America?”

BROOKS: “Look, Nikki Haley's the future of the Republican Party. It's a new day in American politics. There's a new right movement that's brewing. Nikki Haley, the daughter of Indian immigrants, bands together with Tim Scott, who grew up poor, a black senator from South Carolina, a Republican, both conservative Republicans, take down the Confederate Battle Flag together to the cheers of South Carolina citizens. This is the trend. Republican candidates not paying attention to Donald Trump need to stay the course for a humanistic kind of movement that's based on compassion, that's based on inclusiveness. And this is the future.”

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