Democrats have a problem. No, I am not speaking of their lack of a national bench. Nor the 1,000 plus state legislative seats Republicans have taken from them in the last six years. I am speaking of red-state Democrats blues. … Continue reading Democrats Red State Blues
Heading into next year, Democrats will be defending the Senate map from hell. Twenty-five of the 33 Senate seats up next year’s Senate class are held by the party while Republicans will only be defending eight. This dangerous over-extension for … Continue reading Can Republicans Count On Partisanship To Carry The Senate Next Year?
Believe it or not, there was a time when Democrats actually managed to be competitive among the religious right. In 1976, the last time this really happened for Democrats at the Presidential level, Jimmy Carter managed to win 46 percent … Continue reading Democrats Problem: Religion
Democrats have gone all in on opposing Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees. On the surface such a plan seems to be benefiting the party. The base is excited, red-state Democrats are joining the cause and the Senate is getting bogged down … Continue reading Democrats Interesting Strategy on Trump’s Cabinet Nominees
Recently, President Obama lamented in an interview that aired Sunday on ABC News’ “This Week,” that if he had shown up more Democrats would have done better last November. The President offered some commentary on the state of affairs of … Continue reading Would Democrats Have Done Better If Obama “Showed Up More?”
I occasionally read the Daily Kos to keep up to date on what is percolating in the liberal blogosphere. And, it seems they just cannot get over the fact that Donald Trump won. After Donald Trump’s victory Democrats and their … Continue reading Liberals Just Cannot Stop Blaming the Electoral College For Trump’s Win
Donald Trump clearly won voters that had backed Obama 4 years ago. He also lost many voters that backed Romney in 2012. That’s good for the Donald because it means his coalition is something unique to him and that his … Continue reading Trump Voters Are Not Traditional Republicans: That’s A Problem