The Democratic muddle continues in post-election hangover. The
corporate wing of the party, the Democratic Leadership Council, once
more urges the party to move even further to the right.
Voters felt devalued and heard no message, so many of them stayed home.
Raise a Glass to the Stay-at-Home Voter?
How dismal was election night 2002?
"Debacle 2002" is already in reruns but has been replaced by a new
dramatic series called "Zero 4," which chronicles some familiar
characters and a few new faces running for President.
With Republicans in full control in Washington, next year's prospects
In defeat, Democrats have convened their perennial circular firing
squad, issuing salvos of what Groucho Marx used to call
departee--what they should have said.
Nancy Pelosi, a Democratic leader who knows how to fight and what to fight for.
The President, let's understand, won a historic victory by committing
politics--shrewd, aggressive, old-fashioned, take-no-prisoners
politics--while the opposition party did the opposite.
George W. Bush may have lost the 2000 election, but he won the 2002
election--with a good deal of help from Democrats, who took a dream
scenario and turned it into a political nightmare.
It's hard to beat something with nothing.