I just finished reading a thirty page report, filled with extensive quotations, of a series of focus groups that James Carville and some associates conducted with Tea Party Republicans, Evangelical Christian Republicans, and Moderate Republicans. You can find it here. If you are really interested in what people not like you are thinking, I urge you to take the time to read through it. It is fascinating. In many ways it supplements what I had to say on this blog, and also goes considerably beyond what I said.
On the one hand, the universal belief among the focus group participants that the left is winning was rather encouraging. But since these folks are a large minority of the American public and aren't going anywhere, their utter alienation from contemporary America is very disturbing.