Archive for August 21st, 2006

Where Did the Party Go?

Where Did the Party Go?: William Jennings Bryan, Hubert Humphrey, and the Jeffersonian Legacy

I received a press release about this interesting-sounding book about the problems and prospects for the Democratic party a couple of weeks ago and have been meaning to post a notice. From the description:

What has happened to the national
Democratic Party? It’s easy to blame it
all on the machinations of evil Republicans, but honest Democrats know that
their own party needs to take some responsibility for its failures. In the last presidential election, a
distinguished senator who was also a decorated war veteran was unable to defeat
someone widely viewed as a failed president and an ignorant if not stupid man,
someone tainted by his association with “religious extremists,” corporate
criminals, and an unpopular war. Why?

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Maclin Horton

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Provoking the Provocateurs

Maclin Horton

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