CNN’s Candy Crowley reports today (make sure you watch the “wuss” video segment embedded in the story) that not all Democrats are feeling confident about their election prospects in two weeks:
“Don’t underestimate our ability to blow it,” he
There is a reason Democrats are on edge. They have
lost so many elections where it seemed they were running with the
wind, the phenomenon is known in political circles as Democrats
“embracing their inner-defeatist.”
…CNN asked self-identified Democrats around Miami, Florida, Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California, how they view their party. It was word association, “I say Democrat, you say … ” Not scientific, but instructive.
Here is some of what we heard:
• “Afraid to take a stand”
• “Not giving us anything better to look at”
• “A little soft”
So, ‘defeatocrat’ is not merely limited to war-related activities, and apparently is not
an obsolete term when connected to the upcoming election.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?