Imagine That

Why Barack Obama’s final two years in office look to be even more worthless than Bill Clinton’s:

You might recall that Democrats controlled the House of Representatives from the early 1930s until 1994 with only two brief Republican interludes. What ended all that was not an ill-advised swerve to the left, but the opposite: A long succession of moves toward what is called the “center,” culminating in the administration of New Democrat Bill Clinton, who (among other things) signed the Republicans’ NAFTA treaty into law. Taking economic matters off the table was thought to be the path of wisdom among expert-worshipping Washingtonians, but it had the unforeseen consequence of making culture that much more important for a large part of the population. Democrats were eventually swamped by all the crazy grievance campaigns of the right, which has splashed back and forth in the mud of the culture wars ever since.

Democrats still can’t seem to grasp that voters want them to stand for something

Yeh…

Why bother following the strategy that took control of Congress in 2006 and strengthened it in 2008?  Finding as many clones of Joe Lieberman as possible is soooooooooooooooooooo clearly a better way to go than listening to Howard Dean, eh?

Oy.

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