January 14, 2004

Wandering in the Wilderness

Perhaps what the Democrats really need is for the Republicans to completely blow them out of the water come November 2nd. If the Democrats lose by a very slim margin as they did in 2000, the Angry Left (AL) will continue to dominate the party. However, if the AL gets their man (Dean) nominated and he winds up doing worse than McGovern, the AL will be completely discredited. Now the Democratic Party can rebuild and become healthy again.

They may have long painful years wandering in the wilderness, the Republicans certainly had theirs. But when you start over, you get new blood and new ideas and then you can build a strong party.

I conclude the long-term healthiest thing for the Democrats is to be completely blown out of the water this fall. Then they can make their comeback.

Posted by Ted at January 14, 2004 9:54 PM