#TBT – JC Watts says listening to a diverse set of voices should be a priority for the GOP

From the December 2007 edition of The Ripon Forum:

“It all gets back to diversity and infrastructure. If you have no diversity in your inner circle, those stupid mistakes — those stupid things — happen. I’m not saying this out of anger. I’m not saying it out of anything other than I think the Republican Party has been very, very shortsighted and even stupid in so many respects. I think they’ve just been naïve or indifferent to what it takes to really impact the black vote.”

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