In response to:

Changing America

fredsm Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 12:20 PM
You doubt that many under 40 have served in the military or know anyone who has? Sir. It's shocking and offensive that anyone can say such a thoughtless and unappreciative thing. It's beyond sane and reasonable discourse. It speaks very poorly of you as an American.

"The color of the world is changing day by day." -- "Les Miserables," the musical

A look at the electoral map indicates the Republican Party won in square miles. Unfortunately for them, electoral votes, not landmass, won President Obama a second term. Analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics estimated that total spending on federal elections would peak at nearly $6 billion, an all-time record. This spending included ads that carpet bombed swing states; yet we are still an almost equally divided nation. But America is rapidly changing.

Historically, the losing party turns introspective and asks itself how to...