Welcome to the brave new world of the Third Way, also known as New Democratic, New Labor, the New Middle and more. Meet some of the people who will make define what and how much we can eat, where we may live, how we may get from point A to point B, how much disposable income we may be alloted, etc. Meet:
Bill Clinton, chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC), Al Gore (of course), Tony Blair,
"...the one American who has done more to get this conversation underway than any other, the First Lady of the United States, Hillary Rodham Clinton."
Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal and Wim Kok, P.M., the Netherlands. Al From, 1999 president of the DLC.
Gerhard Schroeder, Germany. Italian Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema.
(All from 1999): Congressman Cal Dooley, Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater; Secretary of the Army Luis Caldera; Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former Governor and Democratic Party Chairman Roy Romer; Mayor Wellington Webb of Denver; and Commissioner Michael Thurman.
There are many more. Type "third way" into Google and be afraid. Be very afraid.