GOP’s Political Warfare: Long-Term and Virtually Unopposed

By: Wednesday March 16, 2011 9:45 am

Wisconsin is more than just ground zero in a fight over the future of public sector unions, it is the embodiment of the Republican Party’s commitment to bare-knuckle political warfare; their willingness to push the law to its limits to gain long-term political advantage for the party. While it is most evident in Wisconsin, this [...]

Where Was the Democrats’ Long-Term Strategic Plan?

By: Friday November 12, 2010 12:35 pm

With the election over and Democrats now having lost their total control of the federal elected government, I look back at their accomplishments over the past two years, and I’m left wondering where was the long-term strategic planning? I’m not talking about the large bills and huge Democratic policy goals, but the small, nuts-and-bolts reforms [...]

Democrats Need to Mind the Enthusiasm Gap

By: Thursday May 13, 2010 10:31 am

Democrats are suffering from a dangerous enthusiasm gap. On the generic ballot, Democrats are currently tied with Republicans for the 2010 midterm election at 44 percent each, according to the new NBC/WSJ poll. That’s bad news for Democrats, given that they are holding several Republican-leaning seats and suffer a built-in disadvantage based on the layout [...]

Democrats: The Party of Results?

By: Wednesday April 28, 2010 6:21 pm

DNC Chair Tim Kaine has announced that Democrats will run on a platform of being the “results party”–a move that leaves me wondering whether it is stupid or simply the only choice for Democrats. . . because they can’t deny the fact that they fully control Washington. From Tim Kaine’s remarks: At a time when [...]

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