Thomas Frank: How the Democrats could win again, if they wanted
How the Democrats could win again, if they wanted
by Thomas Frank
November 29, 2016
What makes 2016 a disaster for Democrats is not merely the party’s epic wipeout in Washington and the state capitals, but that the contest was fought out on a terrain that should have been favorable to them. This was an election about social class –about class-based grievances – and yet the Party of the People blew it. How that happened is the question of the year, just as it has been the question of other disastrous election years before. And just like before, I suspect the Democrats will find all manner of convenient reasons to take no corrective action.
For the full article see: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/29/how-the-democrats-could-win-again-if-they-wantedem77, bbgrunt, Rozinante and 15 othersPopulist Prole, eridani, OzoneTom, cleverflamingo, Mom Cat, WillyT, davidgmills, arcane1, frylock, broiles, tk2kewl, mmonk, PADemD, Port tack 8, daleanime like this
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