Skip to comments.The Democrats' Civil War
Posted on 05/14/2010 8:14:10 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross
What do Joe Sestak, Bill Halter and Colleen Hanabusa have in common? The left loves them. This is yet another reason Democrats are in trouble this fall.
Given the obsessive coverage of the Republican "civil war," you may not realize Democrats are also feuding. Angry and disappointed that their president and Congress has not done more, the party's liberal base is throwing itself into the primaries, pushing the party to the left even as the country moves right.
Ask Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln, who on Tuesday will fight to keep her party's nomination against progressive Bill Halter, the state's lieutenant governor. Also up for judgment that day is Sen. Arlen Specter. He has his new party's full financial backing. Recent polls nonetheless show the liberal Mr. Sestak within striking distance.
This lurch toward liberal priorities coincides with polls showing that the electorate particularly independentshas shifted significantly to the right since Mr. Obama took office. While some Republican primaries are proving bloody, most are turning out candidates largely in tune with today's public frustration with Washington.
The Democratic primaries, by contrast, are generating nominees who are embracing, or even going beyond, the president's unpopular agenda. This is the feud that may have the bigger consequences for this fall's midterms.
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As long as the lying shills in the MSM are bringing us the news the looniest of progressives has a chance.
moonbat fratricide bump for later.........
Yeah....just can't get enough of that progressive Change!
You go, libs. Seriously. Just go.
Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, libs gotta march left. Even if it's off a cliff.
"This is the feud that may have the bigger consequences for this fall's midterms."
Rats eating their own. Gotta love it.
With so many true believers going hard left in the primaries, this election could make 1994's results look quite modest.
P.S. If we take back both houses of Congress, we need a Congressional Resolution giving back to the left its traditional color, RED.
“we need a Congressional Resolution giving back to the left its traditional color, RED.”
That would be a great idea.
And someone should clue in the people over at redstate.
Sadly even hardened pols seem to view the “color issue” as inside baseball and totally don’t care.