By James Carville
Every 4 years american citizens carry a presidential election. anyone wins and a person loses. that is existence. yet 2008 was once an anomaly. The election of President Barack Obama is set whatever a long way higher than 4 or maybe 8 years within the White condominium. on the grounds that 2004, american citizens were witnessing and taking part within the emergence of a Democratic majority that might final now not 4 yet 40 years.
To comprehend the emergence of an enduring Democratic majority we are going to first need to spend a couple of moments reviewing the profound and incessant incompetence of the Bush management -- and the pursuant cave in of the Republican celebration. that implies on reflection on the failure of Republican principles -- together with a wholesale rejection of the parable of conservative superiority at the financial system -- and retaining our noses lengthy sufficient to survey the gallery of actually repellent scoundrels, scandals, and screwups that the Republican get together has been answerable for over the past 8 years.
After finishing the unpl...
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They seem to have had some trouble with understanding the parameters of hiring. Or rather, Attorney General Gonzales demonstrated the same creativity and flexibility when it comes to the truth and the Constitution as the rest of the Bush administration. There was Monica Goodling. Ms. Goodling graduated from televangelist Pat Robertson’s law school at Regent University in 1999. )22 Despite her youth and inexperience, or perhaps because of it, given it’s the Bush administration we’re talking about here, Goodling rose quickly to become senior counselor to Attorney General Gonzales and White House liaison for the Justice Department.
They should be throwing up. Republicans better get a better policy on prescription drugs and quickly: they’re going to need a lot more Prozac. The Republican brand is the worst political party brand in history. They’re just pathetic at this point. The demographic foundations of the Republican Party are crumbling, and they’re being held accountable, very rightly so, for having started a massively expensive and disastrous war and creating an economic catastrophe. Young voters. White men. Unmarried voters.
The Republican majority has always been based upon whites and, in particular, white males. They have to shift. The bulwark of Republican electoral strength is disappearing. Republicans are now a regional party heavily dependent upon disappearing demographics. Nearly half of all Republican-held seats in Congress are in the South. Not to open old wounds, Zell Miller had the right title and the wrong party: A National Party No More. Republicans feel the importance of the white male vote slipping away.
40 More Years. How the Democrats Will Rule the Next Generation by James Carville