Actually, for a while during the Bush administration it was much easier to count on just the Republican base instead of reaching out across the aisle. That’s because, unlike during the Reagan years, Republicans had achieved parity with the Democrats in terms of voter identification. That’s no longer true.
This reversal of fortunes — however temporary it might prove — tempers my enthusiasm for Rove, despite his undeniable talents.
Let’s be polite and call Al Gore’s recent remarks “colorful.” ...Read More