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Democrats Are the Silent Majority -- For Now

getition Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:33 PM
Remember when Obama made a video about staying in school, studying and working hard? The Republican party instructed its minions to say Obama was a Communist because he dared address the American elementary school population. These same Republicans called Reagan and George HW Bush true American patriots when they did same. We should now have a conversation in "Profiles in Republican Cowardice...."
Don't get too depressed, Republicans; the national decline will be divvied up justly. After all, in a liberal nation, there is no higher calling than fairness.

And a liberal nation it is. The electorate is complicated, and factors of culture and geography can dictate party identification more than any specific policy. And yes, the Republicans rolled out some ghastly candidates. But that shouldn't fool anyone; there's been a fundamental shift in how Americans view government's role in society, and the GOP is losing the argument.

There was no theoretical hope peddling this time around. There was a record. And Barack Obama also promised...