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The defense Democrats aren’t using against Republicans’ soft-on-crime attacks

Vox quoted HIT Research Manager Ashley Aylward about the Democrats and their approach to public safety:

“Democrats really need to approach this head-on and no longer run from it. Voters are receiving fear-based messaging because Democrats haven’t defined our stance,’ said Ashley Aylward, a research manager at HIT Strategies. ‘So once we can explain that approach by focusing on the positive message that centers on investment in the community and on solutions, then I think it would really set us up for a much better pathway than avoiding the topic altogether.’”

Read the full article in Vox.

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