National 'architect' offers local GOP blueprint
Jan 23, 2014 Northwest Indiana Times

By Marc Chase

Conventional wisdom dictates rampant political corruption radiating from certain members of a county political party — coupled with excessive government taxing and spending — should create the perfect environment for fresh faces to sweep into elected offices.

But Lake County is anything but conventional, with its solid blue Democratic foothold in an otherwise purplish-red conservative state.

So how can the local GOP build inroads with voters in upcoming election cycles? This week, I turned to an expert "architect" for answers.

National GOP strategist Karl Rove — dubbed the architect for his sturdy construction of the successful George W. Bush presidential campaigns — weighed in on Lake County's political climate. Rove spoke to me in advance of his Feb. 8 keynote address scheduled for the Lake County Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner.

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