Carol is Republican based on principle, but isn't partisan about it. She voted Bush twice, voted Obama once, voted McCain once but never told anyone because she wants to be seen as #woke, but voted Hillary and was very loud about it.
She believes in gun rights, limited government interference, supporting the armed forces, free market competition, being tough on crime, local solutions to local problems, and the importance of the family unit.
She's also spends enough time with genius scientists to be worried by climate change, believes in LGBT rights, dislikes big business as much as big government, and is a staunch (albeit kind of hypocritical) feminist. So as the Republicans have drifted into religious conservatism and #notallmen, she's been left feeling without a political home.