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Why Conservatives Should Cheer Up

Reginald10 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 4:09 PM
No, they'll just blame the Republicans, the whites, men, anyone who has one bean more than they do. The French didn't wake up during The Terror, nor have the Greeks risen against their Government to demand fiscal responsibility. No, they were promised goodies, and if they don't get them they'll rage in the streets until they get what they were promised.

"Barack Obama won because he recognized a new America." Or maybe an America more fluid, more insubstantial than post-election wisdom is ready to grant. You can't always tell about "new" -- a truth the human race rarely acknowledges.

We'll see whether James Carville's and Stan Greenberg's words from a Democracy Corps survey stand up better than the consensus of November 1965, following the Lyndon Johnson-led slaughter of almost every Republican downwind from Barry Goldwater. Johnson, father of the Great Society, was all but run out of Washington on a rail after mucking up the Vietnam War.

Meanwhile, as everyone...