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Apparently, the leaders of the left are experiencing “waves of angst.”

This guy is, at least:

“‘I think we have come to an ending point in a long transition that began in 1968,’ said Donald L. Fowler, a former national chairman of the party. ‘During that time, the old Roosevelt Democratic majority coalition has creaked and cracked away under various kinds of racial, religious, social and international forces, and this election was the end point in that transition. I think we live in a country that is majority Republican now.'”

I don’t think this country is majority Republican. I think this country is really dominated by people who don’t much care one way or the other, and really just want their own lives to be better. They’ll vote for whoever they think will accomplish that for them, if they vote at all. Think about it: just barely 60 per cent of voters was a “record turn out.” The way you do better than that is to engage all those people who don’t give a shit about politics at all, and make them realize that it can, and will, effect their daily lives. I think we’ve started that monumental project, but it’s going to take time. And all these freaked out lefties need to stop wringing their hands, and keep working.

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Written by laura k

November 9, 2004 at 6:42 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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