“A party that’s culturally disconnected from (or perhaps even scornful of) traditional religious faith is going to alienate itself from tens of millions of voters it could otherwise reach.”
Change ‘traditional religious faith’ to any other policy issue and Republicans are on the wrong side of the spectrum.
Guns: majority of Americans want more gun restrictions.
Climate Change: majority of Americans want more action to curb the effects of humans on the climate.
Renewable Energy: majority of Americans want more not less.
Republicans want to take America back to a time period that the majority of Americans do not want to go back to.